National definitions for elective surgery urgency categories – AIHW – 31 July 2013

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National definitions for elective surgery urgency categories – AIHW – 31 July 2013

proposal for the Standing Council on Health

“In 2012, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons worked together to develop national definitions for elective surgery urgency categories, at the request of the Standing Council on Health. The development of the national definitions resulted in a package of six integrated components proposed for adoption. This report presents the proposed definitions and components.”

ISBN 978-1-74249-465-4; Cat. no. HSE 138; 77pp.

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