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Episode of admitted patient care (postnatal)—length of stay (including leave days), total N[NN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLength of stay (postnatal)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269985
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 04/07/2007
Definition:Help on this term

The postnatal length of stay of a patient, including leave days, measured in days.

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Data Element Concept:Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days)

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Unit of measure:Help on this termDay

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Formula for the mother:

LOS (post-natal) = mother's Separation date - baby's Date of birth

Formula for the baby:

LOS (post-natal) = baby's Separation date - baby's Date of birth

Both calculations are inclusive of those dates and any leave days are included.

Excludes transfers, home births and other non-hospital births.

Total contracted days are included in the length of stay.

Source and reference attributes

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National Health Data Committee

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Episode of admitted patient care—length of stay (including leave days) (postnatal), total N[NN] Health, Standard 04/07/2007

Is formed using Episode of admitted patient care—separation date, DDMMYYYY Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 02/09/2016, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Supersedes Length of stay (postnatal), version 1, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.9 KB)

Is formed using Person—date of birth, DDMMYYYY Housing assistance, Standard 20/06/2005, Health, Standard 04/05/2005, Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010, Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 31/08/2016, WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 01/11/2012, Indigenous, Endorsed 11/08/2014, Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015, Disability, Standard 07/10/2014, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 25/08/2005, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

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