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Increased length of stay


Data Element ID: DE69
Name: Increased length of stay
Version: Hospital Version 1.1, Hospital Version 1.2
Data Element ISO Name: LOS-Increased,CD
Definition: Determination if the incident resulted in an increased length of stay.
Question: Did, or will, the incident result in an increased length of stay?
Multiple Choice: No
Form Name: Patient Information Form (PIF)
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: N/A
Go-To Logic: Refer to Common Formats Flow Charts
Guide For Use: Answer this question only if you are reporting an incident.
Select 'Yes' if the incident (1) has already resulted in an increased length of stay or (2) you anticipate presently that the incident will result in an increased length of stay.
Select 'No (or not anticipated)' if (1) the patient has been discharged and the incident did not result in an increased length of stay or (2) the patient has not been discharged and you anticipate that the incident will not result in an increased length of stay.
Select 'Unknown' if you do not know or cannot anticipate whether the incident has resulted or will result in an increased length of stay.
Format: N/A
HL7 Data Type: Concept Descriptor (CD)
Data Type: Character
Maximum Length: 4
Answer Code Answer ID Answer Value Code System Code System Name
A15 a Yes 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
A234 b No (or not anticipated) 2.16.840.1.113883.3.263.1.12 AHRQ Common Formats
UNK c Unknown 2.16.840.1.113883.5.1008 HL7 NullFlavor
Effective Date: 03/31/2010
Until Date: - -
Update Date: - -
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Submitting Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Date of Submission: - -
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: Amy Helwig, MD, MS
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: N/A
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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