National QUM Indicators for Australian Hospitals Set 1

Set 1: Antithrombotic therapy

Indicators and their accompanying data collection tools are listed below. We strongly recommend downloading the following documents to guide use of the indicators:

  • Using the National Quality Use of Medicines Indicators for Australian Hospitals¬†which contains critical information on using the indicators for quality improvement [PDF]
  • Data collection tool user guide [PDF]
  • Individual Indicators

    1.1 Percentage of hospitalised adult patients that are assessed for risk of venous thromboembolism
    [PDF]  |  with tool [XLS]

    1.2 Percentage of hospitalised adult patients that receive venous thromboembolism prophylaxis appropriate to their level of risk
    [PDF]  |  with tool [XLS]

    1.3 Percentage of patients prescribed enoxaparin whose dosing schedule is appropriate
    [PDF]  |  with tool [XLS]

    1.4 Percentage of patients prescribed hospital initiated warfarin whose loading doses are consistent with a Drug and Therapeutics Committee approved protocol
    [PDF]  |  with tool [XLS]

    1.5 Percentage of patients with an INR above 4 whose dosage has been adjusted or reviewed prior to the next warfarin dose
    [PDF]  |  with tool [XLS]

    1.6 Percentage of patients with atrial fibrillation that are discharged on oral anticoagulants
    [PDF]  |  with tool [XLS]