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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.

Comments

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).

Context:
Admitted patient care.

Origin:
Health Data Standards Committee.

References

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Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class 33
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