The reason the patient presents to an emergency department, as represented by a code.
RepresentationThis representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Emergency department visit type code N ".
|Maximum character length||1|
|Value||Meaning||Start Date||End Date|
|Permissible Values||1||Emergency presentation|
|2||Return visit, planned|
|4||Patient in transit|
|5||Dead on arrival|
Emergency department care.
National Health Data Committee
Required for analysis of emergency department services.
|Use within a Question||0|
|As a numerator in an Indicator||1|
|As a denominator in an Indicator||0|
|As a disaggregation in an Indicator||1|