Australian national sub-acute and non-acute patient classification version 1
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Classification Scheme|
|Synonymous names:||AN-SNAP classification v 1|
|Definition:||The Australian National Sub-acute and Non-Acute Patient (AN-SNAP) classification for classifying sub-acute and non-acute patients into groups which reflect the type and complexity of sub-acute patients treated in a hospital.|
|Classification structure:||The Australian National Sub-acute and Non-Acute Patient (AN-SNAP) classification groups episodes of care into one of five care types - palliative care, rehabilitation care, psychogeriatric care, geriatric evaluation and management or maintenance care. Within the five care types, episodes are further grouped based on specified criteria such as phase of care, patient functioning and age.|
Source and reference attributes
University of Wollongong
Eagar K. et al (1997). The Australian National Sub-acute and Non-acute Patient Classification (AN-SNAP): Report of the National Sub-acute and Non-acute Casemix Classification Study. Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong. Viewed 18 September 2012, http://ahsri.uow.edu.au/content/groups/public/@web/@chsd/
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Has been superseded by Australian national sub-acute and non-acute patient classification version 2
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