Last Updated: 2013-10-04
The number of days in hospital the patient was designated as alternate level of care (ALC). This can be the entire length of stay, or only a portion of the hospital stay (Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), 2010).
Canadian Institute for Health Information.
Discharge Abstract Database Abstracting Manual, 2010-2011 Edition.
Canadian Institute for Health Information,
Term used in
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Who is in our Hospitals.and why?
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