Acute coronary syndromes: 6a-ACS patients with an individualised care plan
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Indicator 6a-ACS patients with an individualised care plan|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
Proportion of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients provided with a written, individualised care plan (addressing factors such as gradual physical activity, smoking cessation and therapies addressing psychosocial needs).
ACS patients can successfully contribute to managing their own condition.
|Indicator set:||Clinical care standard indicators: acute coronary syndromes Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
|Outcome area:||Individualised care plan Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
Both the numerator and the denominator include patients with acute chest pain, or other symptoms suggestive of ACS.
Both the numerator and the denominator exclude patients separated on a palliative care pathway, or where adherence to a secondary prevention plan is not indicated.
For an individualised care plan to be included for a patient in the numerator, it needs to be a written plan, addressing factors specific to the patient, such as:
Presented as a percentage.
(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100
Number of ACS patients provided with an individualised care plan.
Number of ACS patients separated from hospital.
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|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Acute Coronary Syndrome Guidelines Working Group 2006. Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes 2006. Medical Journal of Australia 184(8):S1–S30.