|Default Codes:||000 - 997 days|
|998 - 998 or more days of renal support|
|999 - occurred but day count not known|
RENAL SUPPORT DAYS is the total number of days that the PATIENT received renal system support during a CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.
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 05 'Renal Support' within the CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.
RENAL SUPPORT DAYS 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||RENAL SUPPORT DAYS|