|Data Element (edit)
||Med and CC
The ER Delay is the difference between the Accept DtTm and Arrive_DtTm, or ER Boarding Loc and first post-ER Boarding Loc, for patients arriving from the ER.
It's is calculated by Created_Variables_Common_maker query and stored in Created_Variables_Common table in CFE.
It is also calculated and checked by query check_ER_Delay_not_too_big.
- Measure the time spent using ER bed/facilities/staff while already accepted under a Medicine or Critical Care Service.
- Measure the delay of movement of patient from ER bed to Medicine or Critical Care bed.
Reporting and Analysis
The SAS Program to read the data is in X:\Julie\SAS_CFE\CFE_macros\CFE_ERWait_Moves.sas