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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040379
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element Concept
Approval Status
Current
01-Jul-1995  
Superseded
28-Feb-2005  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-1995
Effective To
28-Feb-2005
Definition
An episode of acute care for an admitted patient is one in which the principal clinical intent is to do one or more of the following:
- manage labour (obstetric);
- cure illness or provide definitive treatment of injury;
- perform surgery;
- relieve symptoms of illness or injury (excluding palliative care);
- reduce severity of illness or injury;
- protect against exacerbation and/or complication of an illness and/or injury which could threaten life or normal functions;
- perform diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.
Context
Institutional health care
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
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Comment
-
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by Episode of acute care QH 040379 Version 2
Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC)QH 020001 Version 101-Jul-200030-Jun-2005
Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Source Document
Keywords

Acute episode