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Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard: 07b-Proportion of patients with a PIVC in situ with the indication for insertion documented in their medical record

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this term7b-Proportion of patients with a PIVC in situ with the indication for insertion documented in their medical record
METeOR identifier:Help on this term735081
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 with a PIVC in situ with the indication for insertion documented in their medical record.

Rationale:Help on this term

The plan for a patient’s PIVC should be clear and decisions relating to the device and its condition accurately recorded and accessible to all clinicians involved in the patient’s care.

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 in situ where the indication for PIVC insertion is documented in their medical record.

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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