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Admitted patient hospital stay—operating theatre time, total minutes NNNN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMinutes of operating theatre time
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270350
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 01/03/2005
Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012
Definition:Help on this term

Total time, in minutes, spent by a patient in operating theatres during current episode of hospitalisation.

Data Element Concept:Admitted patient hospital stay—operating theatre time

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Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNNNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term4
Unit of measure:Help on this termMinute (m)

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Right justified, zero filled.

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This metadata item was recommended for inclusion in the National Health Data Dictionary by Hindle (1988a, 1988b) to assist with diagnosis related group costing studies in Australia.

This metadata item has not been accepted for inclusion in the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) - Admitted patient care.

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Origin:Help on this termHealth Data Standards Committee

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Supersedes Minutes of operating theatre time, version 1, Derived DE, NHDD, NHIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.3 KB)

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