Math Terms Essay

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Key terms:
IP Inpatient (Admitted)
OP Outpatient (not admitted)
A&D – Admit & Discharge same day
CTT – Census Taking Time (bums in beds)
A&C – Adult & Children
Discharge: Patient leaves hospital (dead or alive)
DIPC – Daily Inpatient Census
IPSD – Inpatient Service Day
NB – Newborn

How to get IPSD (of bed count) – From daily summary chart and from yearly summary chart.

Total inpatient service days: Sum of all inpatient service days in the period under consideration

Clincal Unit Average Daily Inpatient Census:
Total inpatient service days for the clinical unit for the period
Total number of days in the period
Adult & Children Average Daily Inpatient Census:
Total inpatient service days for a period (excluding NB)
Total number of days In the period
NB Average Daily Inpatient Census:
Total NB inpatient service days for a period
Total number of days in the period
Admissions: Percentage of Occp.
Key terms:
Inpatient Bed Occp. Rate = # of IPSD for period x 100 Bed count for period

Newborn Bassinet Occp. Rate = Total NB inpatient service days for a period x 100 Total NB bassinet count x # of days in the period

Post Op. Infections: Refers to all infections in clean surgical cases.
# of infections in clean surgical cases for a period x 100
# of surgical operations for the period
Cesarean Section Rate: Total # of…