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2020
Publication, report or update

The Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard was amended in 2020. The update included the addition of a fourth indicator for sessile serrated adenoma detection.

 

2020
Publication, report or update

This Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Clinical Care Standard was developed by the Commission in collaboration with consumers, clinicians, researchers and health service organisations. It complements existing efforts, including state and territory-based initiatives, which support the prevention of hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (HA-VTE) in hospital and follow-up care in the community.

The standard was updated in January 2020. Amendments included a review and update of hyperlinks in the document, and guidance regarding dosing of medicines used to help prevent VTE in obese people (Quality statements 1 and 5).

An Implementation Guide for the Venous Thromboembolism Prevention Clinical Care Standard was released in December 2020.

2013
Publication, report or update

The purpose of this background paper was to present a précis of the policy and clinical framework for end-of-life care within the Australian acute healthcare setting and as interpreted by consumers, clinicians and policy makers in 2013.

2012
Publication, report or update

This document presents the first edition of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards released in September 2012.

2020
Publication, report or update

Technical note on the antimicrobial medicines dispensing report 2013-14 to 2017-18.

2020
Publication, report or update

This report presents the first national epidemiological snapshot of sepsis and its impact on Australians and was prepared by Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research,  Australian Institute of Health Innovation,  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia .

2020
Publication, report or update

Clinical assessment and diagnosis is an important aspect of providing comprehensive care to patients.

2020
Publication, report or update

A literature review to better understand the use of antipsychotic medicines for people aged 65 years and over.

2020
Publication, report or update

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.

 

2020
Publication, report or update

The 2020 Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Care Standard describes the key components of care for patients who have an infection or who or at risk of an infection. It contains eight quality statements and ten indicators.