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(1) The point at which a person begins an episode of care—e.g., by arriving at an inpatient ward.
(2) The point at which a person enters hospital as a patient.
Vox populi A statement by a person accused of doing a certain action acknowledging having done that action.
Hospital/Healthcare admission types, Scotland
30 Emergency admission, no additional detail added
31 Patient Injury Self-inflicted—injury or poisoning
32 Patient Injury Road traffic accident (RTA)
33 Patient Injury Home incident—including assault or accidental poisoning in the home.
34 Patient Injury Incident at work—including assault or accidental poisoning at work.
35 Patient Injury Other injury—including accidental poisoning outside of home—not elsewhere classified.
36 Patient Non-injury—e.g. stroke, acute MI, ruptured appendix.
38 Other Emergency admission—including emergency transfers.
39 Emergency Admission, type not known.
40 Other admission types, no