Term: Maternal Length of Stay
Last Updated: 2007-09-26
The average total number of days of care for an inpatient hospitalization associated with a live or stillborn birth (including labour, delivery, and postpartum) per maternal birth record; calculated by subtracting the discharge date from the admission date.
Brownell M, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Lerfald J, Mayer T, Derksen S, Friesen D.
Assessing the Health of Children in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation,
2001. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
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Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A.
Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2012. [Summary] [Full Report] [Errata] (View)