The planned primary procedure code for a patient at the time of placement on the elective surgery waiting list.
A valid procedure code as per the Australian Classification of Health Interventions (ACHI) 11th edition.
Queensland Hospital Admitted Patient Data Collection (QHAPDC):
Validated against a list of primary planned procedure codes.
Must not be null with admitted patient elective surgery admission records.
For elective surgery patients, record the planned primary procedure code at the time the patient was placed on the waiting list. The code format excludes punctuation.
Implementation in Metadata Sets
Elective surgery; Intervention; Operation; PR code; Procedure; Waiting list