The type of maintenance care provided to an admitted patient during an episode of care, as represented by a code.Maintenance care is care in which the clinical intent or treatment goal is prevention of deterioration in the functional and current health status of a patient with a disability or severe level of functional impairment.
RepresentationThis representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Type of maintenance care code N[N] ".
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|Permissible Values||1||Convalescent care|
|3||Nursing home type care|
|8||Other maintenance care|
|99||Not stated/inadequately described|
Eagar K. et al (1997) The Australian National Sub-acute and Non-acute Patient Classification (AN-SNAP): Report of the National Sub-acute and Non-acute Casemix Classification Study. Centre for Health Service Development, University of Wollongong.
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