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Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard indicators: 1a-Proportion of patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) whose care is guided by a documented chest pain assessment pathway, 2019-

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termIndicator 1a-Proportion of patients whose care is guided by a documented chest pain assessment pathway
METeOR identifier:Help on this term719382
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 17/09/2019
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of patients presenting with acute chest pain, or other symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), whose care is guided by a documented chest pain assessment pathway.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: acute coronary syndromes Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 17/09/2019

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

Both the numerator and the denominator include patients with acute chest pain, or other symptoms suggestive of ACS.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of patients presenting to hospital with acute chest pain, or other symptoms suggestive of ACS, whose care is guided by a documented chest pain assessment pathway.

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of patients presenting to hospital with acute chest pain or other symptoms suggestive of ACS.

Comments:Help on this term

Assessment is still indicated for patients with advance care directives, on a palliative care pathway, subject to discussion with patients, family and carers.

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

N[NN]

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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