Australian Government: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare METeOR Home Page

Bacterial meningitis (Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term629062
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 12/09/2016
Definition:Help on this term

For the purposes of the Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2014), bacterial meningitis is defined as inflammation of the meninges by a bacterium (bacterial m.).

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

For the purposes of the Indicator specification: antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard, bacterial meningitis includes where Episode of care—principal diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 9th edn) ANN{.N[N]} or Episode of care—additional diagnosis, code (ICD-10-AM 9th edn) ANN{.N[N]} is one of the following: [1]

  • G00.x Bacterial meningitis, not elsewhere classified
  • G01 Meningitis in bacterial diseases classified elsewhere.

[1] Where 'x' indicates that all fourth and fifth character codes following the three-digit rubric given are included in the definition.

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. Antimicrobial stewardship clinical care standard. Sydney: ACSQHC.

Relational attributes

Metadata items which use this glossary item: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

My items Help on this term
Download Help on this term