Episode of admitted patient care (antenatal)—length of stay (including leave days), total N[NN]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Length of stay (antenatal)|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 04/07/2007|
The antenatal length of stay of a patient, including leave days, measured in days.
|Data Element Concept:||Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days)|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
|Unit of measure:||Day|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
antenatal LOS = baby's Date of birth - mother's Admission date
Antenatal length of stay refers only to the admission associated with the birth.
The calculation is inclusive of the day of admission of the mother and the day of birth of the baby and includes any leave days.
Total contracted days are included in the length of stay.
Source and reference attributes
National Health Data Committee
|Related metadata references:|
Is formed using Episode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Tasmanian Health, Final 30/06/2014, National Health Performance Authority, Standard 07/11/2013
Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days) (antenatal), total N[NN] Health, Standard 04/07/2007
Is formed using Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYY Community Services, Standard 25/08/2005, Housing assistance, Standard 20/06/2005, Health, Standard 04/05/2005, Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010, Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010, Tasmanian Health, Final 30/06/2014, WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012, Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014, National Health Performance Authority, Standard 07/11/2013, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 25/05/2015