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Episode of admitted patient care—number of leave days

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269701
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 06/09/2016
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termSum of the length of leave (date returned from leave minus date went on leave) for all periods within the hospital stay.
Context:Help on this termRecording of leave days allows for exclusion of these from the calculation of patient days. This is important for analysis of costs per patient and for planning. The maximum limit allowed for leave affects admission and separation rates, particularly for long-stay patients who may have several leave periods.

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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 days
Definition:Help on this term

A count of the number of days spent on leave from a health care service.

Property group:Help on this termExit/leave from service event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Episode of admitted patient care—number of leave days, total N[NN] Health, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 06/09/2016
Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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