Term: Acute Admissions

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

Generally admission to an acute care facility with a primary service code other than those for long term care. This can be for both physical injury or mental health disorders.

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References 

  • De Coster C, Peterson S, Kasian P. Alternatives to Acute Care . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health and Evaluation, 1996. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Tataryn DJ, Mustard CA, Derksen S. The Utilization of Medical Services for Mental Health Disorders, Manitoba: 1991 - 1992 . Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 1994. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)