Search

METEOR’s search works in a similar way to other search engines. You can use keywords or terms to pull up related content. The below tips are specific to METEOR and will help you to find what you need.

Try searching using either a keyword, specific term or METEOR ID number.

METEOR ID search

If you’re a returning user and know an item’s METEOR ID, you can enter it in the search box. Clicking the search icon will take you straight to the item’s page.

Autocomplete

METEOR will automatically display suggestions for search terms as you’re typing. This predictive text will show you METEOR entries that exist for the topic you’re searching on. You don’t have to use any of these suggestions, but they may make your searching process faster and easier.

Pressing ‘tab’ will select the top suggestion. Otherwise, selecting from the list of suggestions will put the suggested search term into the search box. You can then click the search icon to find related content. Clicking anywhere on the search results will take you to the item’s page.

Spelling correction

METEOR will show search results with spelling correction. Misspelled terms can still be selected for search where relevant.

Dropdown options

The drop-down menus directly below the search text box allow you to limit the search results to any of the 18 content types in METEOR (see Learn about metadata to view the list), by item creation dates, and item revision dates.

Content types

Content types allow you to limit your search to various metadata building blocks and other topic or help content found in METEOR. See Learn about metadata to view a list of metadata item types that you can search in METEOR. Searching on Topic pages will give results from METEOR’s ‘non-metadata’ pages which explain metadata, how it is managed, how to use METEOR, and how to develop metadata.

Searching on Help will give results from all the pop-up information boxes that are linked to each metadata item. The Help search looks through all text from the METEOR Business Rules, which is accessed through the small ‘i’ icon used throughout the site.

Created date and Revision date

The Created and Revision date dropdown options limit your search to when an item was created or last revised. METEOR will search any time by default, or you can select or specify a custom period.

Custom search syntax

METEOR uses Lucene search syntax. This functionality can be useful to fine-tune your search results even more. Some of the commands include:

  1. Restrict search to the titles of items by using Name: Searchterm. Note that it has to be written exactly as Name, with the capital N. Using name will not work. It doesn’t matter if there’s a space around the colon or not.
  2. Force a second term to be included by using AND.
  3. Widen your search to include another option using the term OR.

For example, if you’re looking for something with the word ‘baby’ in the title you would use Name: baby. METEOR will also give you results for the plural of the search term, so if you search on ‘baby’ you will also get results for ‘babies’. If looking for something with two terms (‘baby’ and ‘admission’) you would use Name: baby AND admission.

Sort by

You can also display your search results with a range of options in the Sort by drop-down menu on the right. You can sort on Relevance, Most/Least Recently Created, Most/Least Recently Updated, and Alphabetically (A–Z and Z–A).

Clear

The Clear button resets the Search page.

Filtering search results

You can fine-tune your search results using the filters that appear in the left-hand menu after searching any term. These filters are dynamic and will only display options specific to your search term, for example, only registration authorities relating to your search term will be displayed. You can use multiple filters at once.

Some of the filters change depending on your role within METEOR. If you are using METEOR without an account, you can search on metadata item type, public registration statuses, METEOR ID, and registration authority. You are also able to compare two items.

If you are using METEOR without an account, you will not be able to save bookmarks for items you’re interested in. There are also some non-public registration statuses that you won’t be able to see.

If you wish to save bookmarks, you can sign up for a free METEOR account easily, just follow the Sign up now prompts after clicking on the Sign In button. If you have an account, you will also be able to subscribe to notifications about changes to specific items in METEOR.

If you are logged in to METEOR as a metadata developer, or any other official role, there are some additional search options. You will be able to restrict your search to the full range of registration status options, including non-public statuses. You will also be able to save bookmarks and subscribe to notifications about changes to items.

Each search result has a small ‘hamburger’ icon on the right . This gives you download links for the metadata item as a PDF or a Word document.


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Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2018

708955 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
A list of indicators for the third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation (2018)
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation 2021

723541 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
A list of indicators for the fourth Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation (2021)
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: Acute Anaphylaxis

745144 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced these indicators to support health service organisations to monitor how well they are implementing the care recommended in the Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard. The indicators included in this specification are a tool to support local clinical quality improvement and may be used to support other quality assurance and peer review activities. The goal of the Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard is to improve t...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: acute coronary syndromes

612027 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2014). The Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard aims to ensure that patients with an acute coronary syndrome receive optimal treatment from the onset of symptoms through to separation from hospital. This includes recognition of an acute coronary syndr...
Standard: Health

Clinical care standard indicators: acute coronary syndromes

719380 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard indicators to support local implementation of the Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2019). The Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard aims to ensure that patients with an acute coronary syndrome receive optimal treatment from the onset of symptoms through to separation from hospital. This includes recognition of an acute coronary syndrome,...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: acute stroke

719072 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Acute stroke clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Acute stroke clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2019). The Acute stroke clinical care standard aims to ensure that patients with acute stroke receive optimal treatment during the acute phase of management. It covers recognition of stroke, rapid assessment, early management, and early initiation of a rehabilitation plan and an indivi...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: antimicrobial stewardship

612216 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2014). The Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard aims to ensure that a patient with a bacterial infection receives optimal treatment with antibiotics. ‘Optimal treatment’ means treating patients with the right antibiotic to treat their condition, th...
Standard: Health
Retired: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: antimicrobial stewardship 2020

736878 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Clinical Care Standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the AMS Clinical Care Standard. The AMS Clinical Care Standard provides guidance to clinicians and health service managers on delivering appropriate care when prescribing antimicrobials. It was first published in 2014 and was updated in 2020 following a review of current evidence and consultation with clinical exp...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: Cataract

711408 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced these indicators to support health service organisations to monitor how well they are implementing the care recommended in the Cataract Clinical Care Standard (ACSQHC 2021). The indicators included in this specification are a tool to support local clinical quality improvement and may be used to support other quality assurance and peer review activities. A clinical care standard is a small number of quality statements th...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: colonoscopy

697168 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced these indicators to assist with local implementation of the Colonoscopy clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2018). The Colonoscopy clinical care standard relates to the care of adults undergoing colonoscopy for screening, diagnosis, surveillance, or treatment. It covers the period from when a patient is referred for consideration of colonoscopy through to discharge including planning for follow-up care. The Colonoscopy clinic...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Health

Clinical care standard indicators: colonoscopy

721274 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced these indicators to assist with local implementation of the Colonoscopy clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2018). The Colonoscopy clinical care standard relates to the care of adults undergoing colonoscopy for screening, diagnosis, surveillance, or treatment. It covers the period from when a patient is referred for consideration of colonoscopy through to discharge including planning for follow-up care. The Colonoscopy clinic...
Qualified: Health

Clinical care standard indicators: delirium

613164 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Delirium clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Delirium clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2015a). The Delirium clinical care standard aims to ensure that patients with delirium at the time of presentation to hospital receive optimal treatment to reduce the duration and severity of the condition. It also aims to ensure that delirium is prevented by identifying patients who are at ri...
Standard: Health

Clinical care standard indicators: delirium 2021

745804 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced these indicators to support health service organisations to monitor how well they are implementing the care recommended in the Delirium Clinical Care Standard. The indicators included in this specification are a tool to support local clinical quality improvement and may be used to support other quality assurance and peer review activities. The goal of the Delirium Clinical Care Standard is to improve the prevention of d...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: heavy menstrual bleeding

666572 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Heavy menstrual bleeding clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Heavy menstrual bleeding clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2017). The Heavy menstrual bleeding clinical care standard relates to the care of patients with heavy menstrual bleeding. It covers management from first recognition of clinically significant heavy menstrual bleeding until its resolution either before or at the ...
Standard: Health

Clinical care standard indicators: hip fracture

628043 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Hip fracture care clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Hip fracture care clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2015). The Hip fracture care clinical care standard aims to ensure that patients with a hip fracture receive optimal treatment from presentation to hospital to the completion of their treatment in hospital. This includes timely assessment and management of a hip fracture, tim...
Standard: Health
Superseded: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: hip fracture 2018

696424 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Hip fracture care clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Hip fracture care clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2015). The Hip fracture care clinical care standard aims to ensure that patients with a hip fracture receive optimal treatment from presentation to hospital to the completion of their treatment in hospital. This includes timely assessment and management of a hip fracture, tim...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters

732513 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced these indicators to support health service organisations to monitor how well they are implementing the care recommended in the Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard. The indicators included in this specification are a tool to support local clinical quality improvement and may be used to support other quality assurance and peer review activities. The goal of the Management of Peripheral In...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: Opioid Analgesic Stewardship in Acute Pain - Acute care edition

755544 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has developed these indicators to support health service organisations to monitor implementation of the care described in the Opioid Analgesic Stewardship in Acute Pain Clinical Care Standard - Acute care edition (ACSQHC 2022). The indicators included in this specification are a tool to support local clinical quality improvement and may be used to support other quality assurance and peer review activities. The goal of the standard is...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: osteoarthritis of the knee

644256 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced the Osteoarthritis of the knee clinical care standard indicators to assist with local implementation of the Osteoarthritis of the knee clinical care standard to support the delivery of high quality care (ACSQHC 2017). The Osteoarthritis of the knee clinical care standard relates to the care patients aged 45 years and over should receive when they have knee pain and are suspected of having knee osteoarthritis. It covers t...
Standard: Health

Clinical care standard indicators: Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears

728215 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has developed these indicators to support healthcare providers and local health services to monitor how well they implement the care described in the Third and Fourth Degree Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard (ACSQHC 2021). The indicators included in this specification are a tool to support local clinical quality improvement and may be used to support other quality assurance and peer review activities. The indicators apply to all...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Clinical care standard indicators: venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention

697224 | Indicator Set | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has produced these indicators to assist with local implementation of the Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2018). The VTE prevention clinical care standard relates to the care that patients aged 18 years and over should receive to reduce their risk of developing hospital-acquired VTE, both in hospital and following discharge. It applies to patients who are: Admitted to a hospital ward or unit wi...
Standard: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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