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Public Comment

Type:
Process

PEDS-03: Documentation of estimated weight in kilograms – pediatric


Description

Frequency that weight or length based estimate are documented in kilograms

Numerator

Weight value in kilograms or length based weight entered

Denominator

Patients <15 years old that received medication originating from a 911 request

Rationale

Medication errors are common in pediatric patients and are often based on wrong weight

Pseudocode Numerator

eExam.01 IS NOT NULL
or
eExam.02 is NOT NULL ePatient.15 < 15 AND ePatient.16 = 2516009 Years AND eMedications.03 IS NOT NULL

Pseudocode Denominator

WHERE eResponse.05 - Type of Service Requested = 2205001 - 911 Response (Scene)

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