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Early assessment

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termOutcome Area
METeOR identifier:Help on this term624368
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/09/2016
Description:Help on this term

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.

Relational attributes

Indicator sets linked to this outcome area:Help on this term

Clinical care standard indicators: acute coronary syndromes Health, Standard 12/09/2016

Indicators linked to this outcome area:Help on this term

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:Help on this term20/11/2015
Implementation end date:Help on this term20/11/2015

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

ACSQHC (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care) 2014. Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard. Sydney: ACSQHC.

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