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Hypoglycemia-01: Treatment Administered for Hypoglycemia


Description

Measure of patients who received treatment to correct their hypoglycemia

Numerator

Patients receiving treatment intended to correct hypoglycemia (food, administration of oral glucose, dextrose, or glucagon)

Denominator

Patients identified as being hypoglycemic with a blood sugar of <60mg/dl originating from a 911 request

Rationale

Displays the number of patients who received EMS intervention that is intended to correct hypoglycemia

Pseudocode Numerator

eMedications.03 Medication Given =
(4832 - Glucagon (IN – generic)
4850 - Glucose (IN – generic)
237653 – D50
237648 - D10
260258 - D25
309778 - D5W
309806 – D5 ½ NS
OR
eProcedures.03
710925007 - Provision of food (procedure)
225285007 - Giving oral fluid (procedure)

Pseudocode Denominator

WHERE
eVitals.18 Blood Glucose Level < 60 AND eResponse.05 - Type of Service Requested = 2205001 - 911 Response (Scene)

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