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Acute coronary syndromes clinical care standard indicators: 6e-Proportion of patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction(LVEF) prescribed a beta blocker and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor on separation from hospital, 2019-

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termIndicator 6e-Proportion of patients with reduced LVEF prescribed a beta blocker and ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term719406
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 with a final diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI) and left ventricular ejection fraction less than 40% prescribed a beta blocker and ACE inhibitor or ARB on seperation from hospital. 

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

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Computation description:Help on this term

Both the numerator and the denominator include patients with MI and left ventricular ejection fraction less than 40%.

The denominator excludes patients who died in hospital, and for whom beta blockers, ACE inhibitors or ARB are contraindicated and the contraindication is documented.

Presented as a percentage.

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(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of patients with a final diagnosis of MI and LVEF less than 40% prescribed a beta blocker and ACE inhibitor(or ARB) on separation from hospital.

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of patients with a final diagnosis of MI and LVEF less than 40%.

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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]

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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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