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Episode of admitted patient care—number of leave periods

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269529
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/04/2021
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Number of leave periods in a hospital stay (excluding one-day leave periods for admitted patients).

Leave period is a temporary absence from hospital, with medical approval for a period no greater than seven consecutive days.

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Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Episode of admitted patient care
Definition:Help on this termThe period of admitted patient care between a formal or statistical admission and a formal or statistical separation, characterised by only one care type.
Context:Help on this termAdmitted patient care.
Specialisation of:Help on this termService episode

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThis 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:Help on this termHealth Data Standards Committee.

Property attributes

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Property:Number of leave periods
Definition:Help on this termA count of discrete periods of formal absence during an episode of care.
Property group:Help on this termExit/leave from service event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Episode of admitted patient care—number of leave periods, total N[N] Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 27/04/2021

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