Method of admission
Name who_call
Chapter MINAP/Admission
Definition
In every case the caller refers to the patient or other non professional in attendance.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources MINAP
Repeated No
Valid event date range 01/01/2003 - 08/06/2009
Agreed 01/12/2010 (Revision 9.1)
Category DefinitionNotes
1 Called GP who saw patient then called emergency services Use also when patient sees GP at surgery or other Health professional, includes drop in night time clinic and walk in center.
2 Called GP who called emergency service then saw the patient In some instances the GP may not see the patient.
3 Called 999 Direct call to emergency service by patient or attendant
4 Called NHS direct This option is under reported. Most of these calls are probably recorded as 3.
5 Made own way to hospital (did not call anyone) field deleted june 2011, see 2.39
6 Called local helpline
7 Called GP, told to make own way to hospitel
8 Patient already in hospital if the patient is already in hospital with another diagnosis it is necessary to enter the date of symptoms onset and the date of arrival at hospital. Use if patient is admitted from a Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic
9 Transferred for PCI / Surgery A transfer from another hospital for primary or rescue PCI. See 3.48 et seq that allow monitoring of events for transferred patients.
10 Transferred for initial treatment A transfer from another hospital ( including other hospitals within your Trust) for throbolytic treatment, or continuing care after this has been given. Do not use where transfer is for inetrvention or surgeery.
11 Other To include other routes of entry to hospital ( became ill visiting in hospital etc.)
12 Inter hospital transfer For use on return patient from inetrvantional center ( usually following primary PCI or rescue).
99 Unknown
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