Admit Type for APACHE II

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Data Element (edit)
Field Name: Ap_AdmitType
CCMDB Label: Admit Type
CCMDB tab: Apache
Table: L_Log table
Data type: string
Length: 10
Program: Med and CC
Created/Raw: Raw
Start Date: 1988-07-11
End Date: 2300-01-01
Sort Index: 55

The Admit Type for APACHE II is a way to classify patients' surgical status and one of the elements used to generate the APACHE score.

  • SMW

Legacy implementation right in the table

  • Cargo

  • Categories
  • Forms

Collection Instructions

Code as follows:

  • "Surgical Emergency" only if patient meets the criteria in Emergency Surgery (concept)
  • "Elective Surgery" only if the patient had surgery that didn't meet criteria in Emergency Surgery (concept), and was admitted directly from the OR or the Recovery Room
  • "Medical" for all other patients (even those with recent surgeries)


Patients with:

CCI has no concept for emergent

CCI has no way to code the concept of "emergent" so we need to continue to collect this item as is.


The possible values are listed in S AP AdmitType table.

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