NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE

Format/length: n1
HES item: NEOCARE
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Default Codes: 8 - Not applicable: a still birth or the episode of care does not involve a neonate during all, or part, of the duration of the episode
  9 - Not known: the episode of care involves a neonate and is finished but no data has been entered, or the episode involves a neonate and is unfinished therefore no data needs to be present. This would constitute a validation error only for a finsihed episode

Notes:
The value recorded must be the highest level of care given during a HOSPITAL PROVIDER SPELL with NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE PERIODS

This data element is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural NEONATAL LEVEL OF CARE