Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard indicators: 6a-Proportion of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) provided with an individualised care plan, 2019-
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Indicator 6a-Proportion of ACS patients provided with a written, individualised care plan|
|Registration status:||Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 17/09/2019|
Proportion of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients provided with a written, individualised care plan (addressing factors such as gradual physical activity, smoking cessation and therapies addressing psychosocial needs).
|Indicator set:||Clinical care standard indicators: acute coronary syndromes Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standardisation pending 17/09/2019|
Collection and usage attributes
Both the numerator and the denominator include patients with acute chest pain, or other symptoms suggestive of ACS.
Both the numerator and the denominator exclude patients who died in hospital, patients separated on a palliative care pathway, or where adherence to a secondary prevention plan is not indicated.
For an individualised care plan to be included for a patient in the numerator, it needs to be a written plan, addressing factors specific to the patient, such as:
Presented as a percentage.
(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100
Number of ACS patients provided with an individualised care plan.
Number of ACS patients separated from hospital.
Ensure the advice provided in the care plan is culturally and linquistically appropriate with paticular consideration among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and CALD groups.
|Unit of measure:||Episode|
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
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.