Acute stroke clinical care standard indicators: 4a- Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke seen by a physiotherapist within 48 hours of presentation to hospital, 2019-

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Indicator 4a- Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke seen by a physiotherapist within 48 hours of hospital presentation
METeOR identifier:719107
Registration status:Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 09/09/2019
Description:

Proportion of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke seen by a physiotherapist within 48 hours of presentation to hospital.

Indicator set:Clinical care standard indicators: acute stroke Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 03/11/2020

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:

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.

Hospital 'presentation' means the time of the patients initial physical contact with the hospital in relation to their acute stroke. This may be through presentation to the emergency department, or direct admission to a ward.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:

(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100

Numerator:

Number of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke seen be a physiotherapist within 48 hours of presentation to hospital.

Denominator:

Number of patients with a final diagnosis of acute stroke who separated from hospital.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Episode
Format:

N[NN]

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care