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Data Element Name:  Pre-Op-Days File Location:  Master, De-Identified
SPARCS Data Element Number:  133
Record Positions:   See Group Definition Format-Length:  N - 4
Effective Date:  5/1/2005 Revision Date:  September 2005
Deniable Data Element:  No

Definition:

The number of days between a procedure and the Admission Date. See the corresponding Pre-Admit Indicator to determine if the procedure was before, after, or on the Admission Date.

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This is a derived field.

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This is a derived field.