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Seizure-01: Blood Glucose Evaluation


Description

Measure of seizure patients who received an evaluation of their blood glucose

Numerator

Patients receiving a blood sugar evaluation

Denominator

Patients with ongoing status seizure activity (also known as status epilepticus, defined as seizing for 5 minutes or more or two or more status seizures in a 5-minute period without regaining consciousness) originating from a 911 request

Rationale

Blood glucose is an important diagnostic vital sign for determination of the cause of a seizure

Pseudocode Numerator

eVitals.18 Blood Glucose Level is not null.

Pseudocode Denominator

Where: eSituation.11 Provider’s Primary Impression contains (ICD-10 codes: G40.901)
OR
eSituation.12 Provider’s Secondary Impression contains (ICD-10 codes: G40.901) AND eResponse.05 - Type of Service Requested = 2205001 - 911 Response (Scene)

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