CRITICAL CARE DISCHARGE DATE is the same as attribute ACTIVITY DATE where the ACTIVITY DATE TYPE is National Code 'End Date' for the CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.
CRITICAL CARE DISCHARGE DATE may be the:
- date the PATIENT is discharged from the critical care unit
- date the PATIENT died or
- date of declaration of brainstem death.
CRITICAL CARE DISCHARGE DATE is used by the Secondary Uses Service to derive the Healthcare Resource Group 4. Failure to correctly populate this data element is likely to result in an incorrect Healthcare Resource Group, usually associated with lower levels of healthcare resource.
This data element is also known by these names:
|plural||CRITICAL CARE DISCHARGE DATES|