Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Disposition Status

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2008-06-17


The status of the patient recorded at the conclusion of an Emergency Department (ED) or Urgent Care (UC) facility visit. Disposition status options included in this report are:

  • discharged home,
  • expired,
  • admitted to an inpatient bed,
  • transferred to another site,
  • left against medical advice or before discharge, and
  • left without being seen.

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  • Doupe M, Kozyrskyj A, Soodeen R, Derksen S, Burchill C, Huq S. An Initial Analysis of Emergency Departments and Urgent Care in Winnipeg. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2008. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)

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