GASTRO-INTESTINAL SUPPORT DAYS

Format/Length:n3
National Codes: 
Default Codes: 998 - 998 or more days of gastro-intestinal support
 999 - occurred but day count not known

Notes:
The total number of days that the PATIENT received gastro-intestinal system support during a CRITICAL CARE PERIOD, ranging from 000 to 997 days.

This is derived from the difference between the ACTIVITY PROPERTY EFFECTIVE DATE and the ACTIVITY PROPERTY END DATE for all ACTIVITY PROPERTIES where the ORGAN SYSTEM SUPPORTED is National Code 07 'Gastrointestinal Support' within the CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

 

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pluralGASTRO-INTESTINAL SUPPORT DAYS

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