Episode of admitted patient care (newborn)—number of qualified days, total N[NNNN]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Number of qualified days for newborns|
The number of qualified newborn days occurring within a newborn episode of care.
|Data Element Concept:||Episode of admitted patient care (newborn)—number of qualified days|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||5|
|Unit of measure:||Day|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The rules for calculating the number of qualified newborn days are outlined below. The number of qualified days is calculated with reference to the Episode of admitted patient care—admission date, DDMMYYYY, Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY and any Episode of admitted patient care (newborn)—date of change to qualification status, DDMMYYYY:
The length of stay for a newborn episode of care is equal to the sum of the qualified and unqualified days.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Episode of admitted patient care (newborn)—number of qualified days, total N[NNNN]
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
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