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Identifying and Definitional Attributes
Identifier
QH 040131
Version
1
Metadata Item Type
Data Element
Data Element Type
Data Element
Approval Status
Current
15-Jan-1998  
Superseded
03-Aug-2014  
Approval Type
Standard
Approving Authority
-
Effective From
01-Jul-1987
Effective To
30-Jun-2014
Definition
Formal date of admission for the hospital stay.
Context
Institutional health care: used in systems/data collections that record by hospital stay, rather than by episodes of care.
Short Name
Admission date-hospital stay
Name in Other Contexts
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Representational Attributes
Datatype
Numeric character
Representation Class
Date
Format
DDMMYYYY
Minimum Character Length
8
Maximum Character Length
8
Permissible Values
Valid date
Supplementary Values
-
Collection and Usage Attributes
Guide for Use
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Verification Rules
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Collection Methods
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Comment
Note the difference between this item and item 040008 "Admission date-episode", which relates to episodes of care.

Some information systems restrict date storage to CCYYMMDD format e.g. Oracle systems.
Relational Attributes
Related Metadata References
Has been superseded by Admitted patient hospital stay-admission date QH 040131 Version 2
Is related but not equivalent to Admission date-episode QH 040008 Version 1
Implementation in Metadata Sets

Otherrelational

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ViewMetadata Item TypeMetadata Set TypeNameAscendingIdentifier & VersionObligationEffective FromEffective To
Information AssetData CollectionQueensland Perinatal Data Collection (QPDC)QH 020003 Version 1Conditional01-Jul-198730-Jun-2014
Data Quality Declaration
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Source and Reference Attributes
Source Organisation
-
Source Document
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