The length of stay of a patient measured in days.
LOS (incl. leave days) = Separation date - Admission date
The calculation is inclusive of admission and separation dates.
A same-day patient should be allocated a length of stay of one day.
Total contracted days are included in the length of stay.
All leave days are included in length of stay calculation.
All admitted patient care situations where it is required to know the total length of a stay in hospital.
Is formed using Episode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days), total N[NN] Health, Standard 04/07/2007
Is formed using Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Supersedes Length of stay (including leave days), version 1, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.8 KB)