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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040008
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Current
15-Jan-1998  
Superseded
03-Aug-2014  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-1984
Effective To
30-Jun-2014
Definition
Date on which an admitted patient commences an episode of care.
Context
Institutional health care: used in systems/data collections that record by episodes of care.
Short Name
Admission date-episode
Name in Other Contexts
-
Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric character
Representation Class
Date
Format
DDMMYYYY
Minimum Character Length
8
Maximum Character Length
8
Permissible Values
Valid date
Supplementary Values
-
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
This may be a formal admission or a statistical admission.
Verification Rules
-
Collection Methods
Queensland Cancer Registry (QCR):
Format for transmission is DDMMYYYY. If notification is from a pathology lab, this date is the sample collection date.
Comment
Some information systems restrict date storage to CCYYMMDD format e.g. Oracle systems.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care-admission date QH 040008 Version 2
Is related but not equivalent to Admission date-formal QH 040131 Version 1
Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Cancer Registry (QCR) Data CollectionQH 020002 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-199930-Jun-2014
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-198430-Jun-2014
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Source Document