CA-BSI Rate

Definition

 

(#CA-BSI/line days)* 1000 Line Days.
 

Data elements required for entry:

 

i) number of CA-BSI events, and ii) Total number of central line days

CAUTI Rate

Definition

 

(# of CAUTI/catheter days)*1000 catheter Days.
 

Data elements required for entry:

 

i) number of CAUTI events, and ii) Total number of urinary catheter days

Unplanned Re-admission Rate

Definition

 

# of unplanned re-admissions <24 hours / (# of discharges - deaths). An unplanned re-admission is defined as any patient who is discharged or transferred from the ICU, who returns to the ICU within 24 hours of that discharge/transfer.
 

Data elements required for entry:

 

i) number of unplanned re-admissions <24 hours after discharge from PICU, and ii) Total number of discharge/deaths

Unplanned Extubation/

Decannulation Rate

Definition

 

(# of unplanned extubations/decannulations / (# of ventilator days)*100. Unplanned Extubations/decannulations are defined as the number of events when a patient’s endotracheal tube/tracheostomy tube became unintentionally dislodged. Ventilator Days are defined as the total # days patients with an endotracheal tube/tracheostomy tube receiving mechanical ventilation in the ICU.
 

Data elements required for entry:

 

i) number of unplanned extubations/decannulations and ii) Total number of ventilator days.

Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR)

Definition

 

(# of observed deaths / # expected deaths) x 100.
 

Data elements required for entry:

 

i) number of observed deaths and ii) Total number of expected deaths.

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