AUGMENTED CARE LOCATION

The location at which augmented care is delivered, excluding general wards, A&E, Radiology departments, labour wards and special care baby units. The location of care may not be the same as the type of care being delivered.

National Codes:

01 General Intensive Care Unit; adult intensive care, including wards labelled as surgical or medical ICU, but excluding the specialised units identified below. General Intensive Care Units may provide a mixture of HDU and ICU level care
02 Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit; this includes those units labelled as separate cardiac or thoracic units
03 Liver Intensive Care Unit
04 Neurological Intensive Care Unit
05 High Dependency Unit
06 Paediatric Intensive Care Unit; a unit generally admitting PATIENTS between 0 and 14 years old, but excluding Special Care Baby Units
07 Paediatric High Dependency Unit
08 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; a unit generally admitting only newborn babies up to two weeks post-delivery
09 Cardiac Care Unit; otherwise referred to as a Coronary Care Unit
10 Combined High Dependency and Coronary Care Unit; the beds and staff for the two units are geographically in the same area
11 Combined Coronary and Intensive Care Unit; the beds and staff for the two units are geographically in the same area
12 Combined High Dependency and Intensive Care Unit; the beds and staff for the two units are geographically in the same area
13 Post Operative Recovery Unit; this includes a theatre recovery area
14 Spinal Injury Intensive Care Unit; this is a unit designated for critical care rather than a spinal injury ward
15 Burns Critical Care Unit; this includes all special care burns facilities other than short term post-operative care areas
16 Renal Unit; this includes an in-patient kidney dialysis unit, but excludes general nephrology or urology wards
17 Not otherwise specified
 

This attribute is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural AUGMENTED CARE LOCATIONS