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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040117
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Current
15-Jan-1998  
Superseded
28-Feb-2005  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-1984
Effective To
30-Jun-2005
Definition
Date of separation from facility.  This can be statistical separation (episode type change) or formal separation (for patients who are discharged, transferred or died).
Context
Institutional health care
Short Name
Separation date
Name in Other Contexts
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Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric character
Representation Class
Date
Format
DDMMYYYY
Minimum Character Length
8
Maximum Character Length
8
Permissible Values
-
Supplementary Values
-
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
-
Verification Rules
For the provision of State and Territory hospital data to Commonwealth agencies this field must:

- be <= last day of financial year

- be >= first day of financial year

- be >= Admission date
Collection Methods
-
Comment
Some Queensland Health information systems restrict date storage to CCYYMMDD format e.g. Oracle systems.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by Separation date QH 040117 Version 2
Is used in conjunction with Mode of separation QH 040119 Version 2
Is used in conjunction with Separation time QH 040118 Version 1
Relates to Separation QH 040017 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-198230-Jun-2005
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 1Mandatory01-Jul-198430-Jun-2005
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Source Document