Hip fracture care clinical care standard indicators: 2a-Evidence of local arrangements for timely and effective pain management for hip fracture
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Indicator 2a-Evidence of local arrangements for timely and effective pain management for hip fracture|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
Evidence of local arrangements for timely and effective pain management for hip fracture.
Acute pain and injury of various types are inevitably interrelated and if severe and prolonged, the injury response becomes counterproductive and can have adverse effects on outcome (Macintyre et al. 2010).
Specific early analgesic interventions may reduce the incidence of chronic pain after surgery (Macintyre et al. 2010).
|Indicator set:||Clinical care standard indicators: hip fracture Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Superseded 18/06/2018
|Outcome area:||Pain management Health, Standard 12/09/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
Documented local arrangements that include a written clinical protocol to ensure patients with hip fracture receive prompt and effective pain management. The protocol should:
|Unit of measure:||Service event|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Macintyre PE, Scott DA, Schug SA, Visser EJ, Walker SM; Working Group of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine 2010. Acute Pain Management: Scientific Evidence 3rd edn, Melbourne: ANZCA & FPM.