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Venous thromboembolism prevention clinical care standard indicators: Proportion of patients admitted to hospital assessed for venous thromboembolism risk within 24 hours of admission

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Technical name:Help on this termVenous thromboembolism prevention clinical care standard indicators: Proportion of patients admitted to hospital assessed for venous thromboembolism risk within 24 hours of admission
METeOR identifier:Help on this term697312
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/10/2018
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of patients admitted to hospital who were assessed for venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk within 24 hours of admission.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/10/2018

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

For the numerator, the assessment must be done using a locally endorsed risk assessment tool. The outcome of the risk assessment must be documented in the patient's medical record.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

The number of patients admitted to hospital who were assessed for VTE risk within 24 hours of admission.

Denominator:Help on this term

The number of patients admitted to hospital.

Comments:Help on this term

See the Venous thromboembolism prevention clinical care standard (ACSQHC 2018) for a list of VTE risk assessment tools.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
Format:Help on this term

N[NN]

Accountability attributes

Other issues caveats:Help on this term

Applicable settings: public and private hospitals and day procedure centre.

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) 2018. Venous thromboembolism  prevention clinical care standard. Sydney: ACSQHC.

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