Term: Medicine Data

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Last Updated: 2019-02-01

Definition:

NOTE: the Medicine Data has been updated in the Repository and this database is now considered inactive. For more up-to-date information on the current Critical Care and Medicine data in the Repository, see the Critical Care and Medicine Data glossary term.

The Medicine data contains episode information for individuals admitted to a Medicine Ward in any of four Winnipeg hospitals. Episode information includes patient demographics, length of stay, transfers, diagnoses, complications and comorbidities, functional status (Activities of Daily Living (ADL)) scores, acuity scores, lab test results, and therapeutic interventions.

For more information on the archived Medicine data, see the:

  • MCHP Metadata Repository - Medicine - [Internal Access Only] for technical and programming related information, including an Overview, Data Model, Data Quality, Data Dictionary, Documents and Reports, and Blog.

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  • Garland A, Fransoo R, Olafson K, Ramsey C, Yogendran M, Chateau D, McGowan K. The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Critical Illness in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)