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Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard: 05b-Proportion of patients with a PIVC in-situ who report their PIVC was inserted on the first attempt

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this term5b-Proportion of patients who report their PIVC was inserted on the first attempt
METeOR identifier:Help on this term733385
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 25/05/2021
Description:Help on this term

The proportion of patients who report their PIVC was inserted on the first attempt.

Rationale:Help on this term

Multiple failed insertion attempts increase the risk of device failure, cause patients undue pain and anxiety and can reduce access to veins for future health needs.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 25/05/2021

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term

All ages

Computation description:Help on this term

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100‚Äč

Numerator:Help on this term

The number of patients with a PIVC who report their PIVC was inserted on the first attempt.

Denominator:Help on this term

The number of patients with a PIVC in situ.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
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

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care 2021. Peripheral Venous Access clinical care standard. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney.

Schults JA, Kleidon T, Chopra C, et al. International recommendations for a vascular access minimum data set: A Delphi consensus-building study. 2020. BMJ Quality & Safety.

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