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Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard: 10-Proportion of patients with a PIVC in situ that has not been used for a therapeutic purpose in 24 hours

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this term10-Proportion of patients with a PIVC in situ that has not been used for a therapeutic purpose in 24 hours
METeOR identifier:Help on this term735089
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 that has not been used for a therapeutic purpose in 24 hours.

Rationale:Help on this term

PIVCs should be promptly removed when they are no longer needed.

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

The numerator and denominator include patients with a PIVC in situ with a dwell time ≧ 24 hours.

Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100​

Numerator:Help on this term

The number of patients with a PIVC in situ that has not been used for a therapeutic purpose in the last 24 hours.

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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