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Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard indicators: 4a-Proportion of patients with non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTEACS) who have a documented assessment and risk stratification using a guideline-recommended tool, 2019-

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termIndicator 4a-Proportion of NSTEACS patients with documented assessment and risk stratification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term719394
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 admitted patients with non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTEACS) who have a documented assessment and risk stratification, using a guideline-recommended tool.

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 NSTEACS.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of admitted patients with NSTEACS who have a documented assessment and risk stratification, using a guideline-recommended tool.

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of admitted patients with NSTEACS.

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Assessment and risk stratification is indicated for patients with advance care directives, on a palliative care pathway, subject to discussion with patients, family and carers. Risk assessment tools for consideration include:

  • Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Risk Calculator (Centre for Outcomes Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School 2014).
  • TIMI Risk Score for unstable angina (UA) and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) (MD Calc 2014).
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes Treatment Algorithm (National Heart Foundation of Australia and The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2011).

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termEpisode
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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

National Heart Foundation of Australia & Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2016 Executive Working Group 2016. Australian clinical guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes 2016. Heart, Lung, and Circulation 25: 895-951.

Centre for Outcomes Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School 2014. The Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE). Centre for Outcomes Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester. Viewed May 2014, www.outcomes-umassmed.org/grace.

MD Calc 2014. TIMI Risk Score for UA/NSTEMI. MD Calc. Viewed May 2014, http://www.mdcalc.com/timi-risk-score-for-uanstemi/.

National Heart Foundation of Australia and The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2011. Acute coronary syndromes treatment algorithm. National Heart Foundation of Australia and The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. Viewed May 2014, http://heartfoundation.org.au/images/uploads/publications/ ACS_therapy_algorithm-printable.pdf.

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