Object ClassNon-admitted patient emergency department service episode
RepresentationThis representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Triage category code N ".
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|Permissible Values||1||Resuscitation: immediate (within seconds)|
|2||Emergency: within 10 minutes|
|3||Urgent: within 30 minutes|
|4||Semi-urgent: within 60 minutes|
|5||Non-urgent: within 120 minutes|
Emergency department care.
Australasian Triage Scale, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
The Australian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) policy on the Australian Triage Scheme is accessible at:
Australian College of Emergency Medicine 2000. Australian College of Emergency Medicine, Melbourne. Viewed 15 February 2013,
In addition, the ACEM guideline provides descriptors for the individual triage categories which can be viewed at:
Australian College of Emergency Medicine 2005. Australian College of Emergency Medicine, Melbourne. Viewed 15 February 2013,
This content Based on Australian Institute of Health and Welfare material. Attribution provided as required under the AIHW CC-BY licence.
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