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Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard: 04-Evidence of a locally approved policy to ensure patients maintain access to their personal adrenaline injectors.

Identifying and definitional attributes

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Short name:Help on this term4-Evidence of a locally approved policy to ensure patients maintain access to their personal adrenaline injectors
METeOR identifier:Help on this term745151
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 24/11/2021
Description:Help on this term

Evidence of a locally approved policy to ensure patients maintain access to their personal adrenaline autoinjectors at all times while in hospital.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: Acute Anaphylaxis Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 24/11/2021

Collection and usage attributes

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Evidence of a locally approved policy to ensure patients maintain access to their personal adrenaline injectors. The policy should specify the:

  • Organisation’s protocol to identify patients admitted to hospital who carry adrenaline injectors  
  • Organisation’s protocol for patients to maintain access to their adrenaline injectors for self-administration throughout their hospital stay, and
  • Process to ensure all staff are informed of the patients who are at risk of anaphylaxis and must have their adrenaline injectors personally available for self-administration at all times while admitted to hospital.   
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Yes/No

A healthcare setting that has documented evidence of a locally approved policy that is implemented should record ‘Yes.’ Otherwise, the healthcare setting should record ‘No.’

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Yes/No

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. Acute Anaphylaxis clinical care standard. Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney.

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