BASIC CARDIOVASCULAR SUPPORT DAYS

Format/Length:max an3
National Codes: 
Default Codes:998 - 998 or more days of basic cardiovascular support
 999 - Occurred but day count not known

Notes:
BASIC CARDIOVASCULAR SUPPORT DAYS is the same as attribute ACTIVITY DURATION.

BASIC CARDIOVASCULAR SUPPORT DAYS is the total number of days that the PATIENT received basic cardiovascular support during a CRITICAL CARE PERIOD, ranging from 0 to 997 days.

BASIC CARDIOVASCULAR SUPPORT DAYS 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 'Basic Cardiovascular Support' within the CRITICAL CARE PERIOD.

BASIC CARDIOVASCULAR 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.  

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Note: the Format/Length has been updated in Data Dictionary Change Notice 1808 "Correction of Format/Length Data Elements". The Data Set specifications that contain this item will be updated in the next version of the Information Standard where it is not already correct.

 

This data element is also known by these names:
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pluralBASIC CARDIOVASCULAR SUPPORT DAYS