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2019
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The HACs are identified using a combination of ICD-10-AM codes to identify the diagnosis and the condition onset flag (METeOR identifier: 354816) to indicate that the diagnosis occurred during the episode of admitted patient care.

Some HACs also require other codes to define the complication such as procedure and external cause codes.

2009
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In March 2009, the Commission published a paper on the use of observation charts to recognise clinical deterioration.

2019
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Dr Kelly Shaw, Dr Jennifer Makin and Professor Tania Winzenberg from KP Health and Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, have prepared this report on behalf of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

2019
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Prof Samantha Keogh and Dr Saira Mathew from the Queensland University of Technology have prepared this report on behalf of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

2019
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Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) is an anaerobic, spore-forming, gram-positive bacillus typically associated with gastrointestinal disease. Transmission of C. difficile occurs by ingestion of spores either through person-to-person contact, animal-to-person contact or environment-to-person contact.

C. difficile infection (CDI) can cause life-threatening diarrhoea and is the leading healthcare-related gastrointestinal infection in the world, and each year in Australia, there are around 6,000 cases of CDI. CDI is associated with prolonged and unnecessary use of broad-spectrum antimicrobials, hospitalisation, advanced age and underlying morbidity.

2019
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The Acute Stroke Clinical Care Standard includes guidance for consumers, clinicians and health service organisations.

2019
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The Evidence Sources document provides the evidence sources used to develop the Acute Stroke Clinical Care Standard.

2019
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Updated review of peer-reviewed and grey literature on mental state deterioration published since the completion of Recognising Signs of Deterioration in a Person's Mental State: Final Report.

2019
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2019
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