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Acute stroke clinical care standard indicators: 4b- Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke assessed for ongoing rehabilitation using a structured assessment tool prior to separation from acute care, 2019-

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termIndicator 4b- Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke assessed for ongoing rehabilitation using a structured assessment tool prior to separation from acute care
METeOR identifier:Help on this term719058
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 09/09/2019
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke who are assesed for ongoing stroke rehabilitation using a structured assessment tool prior to seperation from acute care.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: acute stroke Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 09/09/2019

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

A structured assessment tool  such as the Australian Stroke Coalition Rehabilitation Working Group. Assessment for Rehabilitation: Pathway and Decision-Making Tool should be used and the outcome of the assessment must be documented in the medical record.

Both the numerator and the denominator include patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke. The final diagnosis is made at the hospital where the patient is admitted for the acute phase of management of their stroke.

Seperation from acute care is specified as either being transferred to another ward or discharge to the community or home including an aged care facility.

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(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke who were assessed for rehabilitation using a structured assesment tool prior to discharge from the acute care  

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
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N[NN]

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

Australian Stroke Coalition Rehabilitation Working Group 2012. Assessment for Rehabilitation: Pathway and decision-making tool. Melbourne.

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