Admitted patient hospital stay—number of patient days (of contracted care), total N[NN]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Total contract patient days|
|Definition:||Sum of the number of contract patient days for all periods within the hospital stay.|
|Data Element Concept:||Admitted patient hospital stay—number of patient days (of contracted care)|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
|Unit of measure:||Day|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
Count number of days.
A day is measured from midnight to 2359 hours.
Contract patient days are included in the total count of patient days. If necessary, contract patient days can be distinguished from other patient days by using the following rules:
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Total contract patient days, version 1, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.9 KB) No registration status
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