Term: Surgical Service Type

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2013-10-04

Definition:

An inpatient hospitalization where the main reason for the hospital stay was an intervention for treatment of a disease or injury. In Fransoo et al. (2013), Surgical hospitalizations were defined by Surgical Case Mix Group (CMG™) codes. See Service Type - Hospital for further details about classification of hospitalizations and days of care.

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References 

  • Fransoo R, Martens P, The Need to Know Team, Prior H, Burchill C, Koseva I, Rajotte L. Who is in our Hospitals.and why? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2013. [Report] [Summary] [Supplements/Data extras] (View)


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