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:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:5b-Proportion of patients who report their PIVC was inserted on the first attempt
METeOR identifier:733385
Registration status:Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 25/05/2021
Description:

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

Rationale:

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:Clinical 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:

All ages

Computation description:

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100‚Äč

Numerator:

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

Denominator:

The number of patients with a PIVC in situ.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Person
Format:

N[NN] 

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:

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.