CRITICAL CARE DISCHARGE LOCATION

The principal location that the PATIENT is discharged to at the end of the CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

National Codes:

01Ward
02Recovery only (when used to provide temporary critical care facility)
03Other intermediate care or specialised treatment area but excluding temporary visits en route, e.g. imaging, endoscopy, catheter suites and operating departments.
04Adult level three critical care bed (e.g. in a flexibly configured unit)
05Adult level two critical care bed (e.g. in a flexibly configured unit)
06No discharge location, patient died in unit
07Obstetrics area
08Paediatric critical care area (neonatal and paediatric care)
09Home or other residence (e.g. nursing home, H.M. Prison, residential care)
10Other non-hospital location
 

This attribute is also known by these names:
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pluralCRITICAL CARE DISCHARGE LOCATION

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