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Increased length of stay


Data Element ID: DE69
Name: Increased length of stay
Version: 1.1
Data Element ISO Name: LOS-Increased,CD
Synonym: None defined at this time
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?
Conditionality: Reserved for future use
Multiple Choice: Not Applicable
Form Name: Patient Information Form (PIF)
Data Set: Reserved for future use
Setting: Hospitals, including outpatient pharmacies and outpatient departments located within the hospital
Language: U.S. English
Comments: None defined at this time
Description of Change: Not applicable for this release
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: Not Applicable
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: 03/31/2010
Responsible Organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Creator: John C. Moquin
Data Steward: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
References: No specific reference at this time
Rationale for Change: Not Applicable
Administrative Status: Final
Administrative Status Date: 03/31/2010
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