Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Outcome Area|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
A patient with acute chest pain or other symptoms suggestive of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) receives a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) and the results are analysed by a clinician experienced in interpreting an ECG within 10 minutes of the first emergency clinical contact.
|Indicator sets linked to this outcome area:|
Clinical care standard indicators: acute coronary syndromes Health, Standard 12/09/2016
|Indicators linked to this outcome area:|
Acute coronary syndromes: 2a-Proportion of ambulances equipped with 12-lead ECG Health, Standard 12/09/2016
Acute coronary syndromes: 2b-ECG performed within 10 minutes of arrival of ambulance Health, Standard 12/09/2016
Acute coronary syndromes: 2c-ECG performed within 10 minutes of arrival to the emergency department Health, Standard 12/09/2016
Collection and usage attributes
|Implementation start date:||20/11/2015|
|Implementation end date:||20/11/2015|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
ACSQHC (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) 2014. Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard. Sydney: ACSQHC.