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Venous thromboembolism prevention clinical care standard indicators: Proportion of patients separated from hospital on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis with a care plan documenting prescribed medicine(s), dose, and duration of treatment

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Technical name:Help on this termVenous thromboembolism prevention clinical care standard indicators: Proportion of patients separated from hospital on venous thromboembolism prophylaxis with a care plan documenting prescribed medicine(s), dose, and duration of treatment
METeOR identifier:Help on this term697348
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/10/2018
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Proportion of patients separated from hospital on venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis with a care plan documenting prescribed medicine(s), dose, and duration of treatment.

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

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For the numerator, the care plan should document all prescribed medicines, not just those specific to VTE prophylaxis.

Presented as a percentage.

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(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

The number of patients separated from hospital on VTE prophylaxis with a care plan documenting prescribed medicine(s), dose, and duration of treatment.

Denominator:Help on this term

The number of patients separated from hospital on VTE prophylaxis.

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Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
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N[NN]

Accountability attributes

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

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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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