Emergency presentation: attendance for an actual or suspected condition which is sufficiently serious to require acute unscheduled care.
Return visit, planned: presentation is planned and is a result of a previous emergency department presentation or return visit.
Pre-arranged admission: a patient who presents at the emergency department for either clerical, nursing or medical processes to be undertaken, and admission has been pre-arranged by the referring medical officer and a bed allocated.
Patient in transit: the emergency department is responsible for care and treatment of a patient awaiting transport to another facility.
Dead on arrival: a patient who is dead on arrival at the emergency department and an emergency department clinician certifies the death of the patient.