Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days)

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:269423
Registration status:Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:

The length of stay of a patient measured in days.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Episode of admitted patient care
Definition:The period of admitted patient care between a formal or statistical admission and a formal or statistical separation, characterised by only one care type.
Context:Admitted patient care.
Specialisation of:Service episode

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:This treatment and/or care provided to a patient during an episode of care can occur in hospital and/or in the person's home (for hospital-in-the-home patients).

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Health Data Standards Committee.

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Length of stay
Definition:The duration of an episode of care or service event that includes the provision of accommodation and/or residential care.
Property group:Performance indicators

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Relational attributes

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Episode of admitted patient care (antenatal)—length of stay (including leave days), total N[NN] Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

Episode of admitted patient care (postnatal)—length of stay (including leave days), total N[NN] Health, Superseded 04/07/2007

Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days) (antenatal), total N[NN] Health, Standard 04/07/2007

Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days) (postnatal), total N[NN] Health, Standard 04/07/2007

Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days), total N[NN] Health, Standard 04/07/2007

Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days), total N[NN] Health, Superseded 04/07/2007