Reference Tables: Encounter type

ID:

CD-ENCOUNTER

STATUS:

Published

VERSION:

1.1

DATE:

2013-10-01

DESCRIPTION:

This is the string that identifies the encounter type.

Context of use: content element

Code Meaning (English) SNOMED-CT
telephonicconsultation Consultation by phone
hospital Hospitalisation
emergency Emergency admission
consultation Ambulatory consultation
oneday One day stay
technical Technical investigation
homevisit Home visit
emergencyhomevisit Home visit in a context of emergency
resthomevisit Resthome visit
consult Consult
multidisciplinaryconsult Multidisciplinary consult
<item>
   ...
   <content>
      <cd S="CD-ENCOUNTER" SV="1.1">emergency</cd>
   </content>
</item>

This means that the contact is a emergency visit.