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Life-threatening conditions

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Metadata item type:Help on this termOutcome Area
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624344
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/09/2016
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A patient with a life-threatening condition due to a suspected bacterial infection receives prompt antibiotic treatment without waiting for the results of investigations.

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Clinical care standard indicators: antimicrobial stewardship Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Indicators linked to this outcome area:Help on this term

Antimicrobial stewardship: 1a-Median time to first dose of antibiotics for patients with suspected bacterial meningitis, or for actual or suspected severe sepsis Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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ACSQHC (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) 2014. Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard. Sydney: ACSQHC.

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