Accident and Emergency Episode

An Accident and Emergency Episode involves visits to an Accident and Emergency Department of one PATIENT for a particular incident.

Description

An Accident and Emergency Episode is an ACTIVITY GROUP.

An Accident and Emergency Episode  involves visits to an Accident and Emergency Department of one PATIENT for a particular incident. The PATIENT may receive treatment during the Accident and Emergency Episode from the accident and emergency service and from other MAIN SPECIALTIES.

Each Accident and Emergency Episode takes place at a single Accident and Emergency Department and consists of one or more Accident and Emergency Attendance.

The Accident and Emergency Episode may give rise to a DECISION TO ADMIT.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Accident and Emergency Episodes

Where Used

Type Link How used
Attribute A AND E ATTENDANCE CATEGORY references in description Accident and Emergency Episode
Attribute A AND E PATIENT GROUP references in description Accident and Emergency Episode
Data Element ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY ATTENDANCE CATEGORY CODE references in description Accident and Emergency Episode
Attribute ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY INCIDENT LOCATION TYPE references in description Accident and Emergency Episode
Attribute ACTIVITY GROUP TYPE references in description Accident and Emergency Episode
NHS Business Definition Accident and Emergency Attendance references in description Accident and Emergency Episode
NHS Business Definition Accident and Emergency Episode references in description Accident and Emergency Episode
Attribute SOURCE OF REFERRAL FOR A and E references in description Accident and Emergency Episode