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December 15, 2014

Measure Summaries
Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement 
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Perioperative protocol: percentage of wrong surgery events per month.  This updates a previously published measure summary.
Withdrawn Summaries
Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® 
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Hepatitis C: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of hepatitis C who were counseled regarding the risks of alcohol consumption at least once within the 12 month reporting period.
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Pediatric acute gastroenteritis: percentage of patients aged 1 month to 5 years of age with a diagnosis of acute gastroenteritis for whom an appropriate oral rehydration solution was recommended.
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Pediatric acute gastroenteritis: percentage of patients aged 1 month to 5 years of age with a diagnosis of acute gastroenteritis who had documentation of hydration status.
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Pediatric acute gastroenteritis: percentage of patients aged 1 month to 5 years of age with a diagnosis of acute gastroenteritis who had weight measurement recorded.
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Pediatric acute gastroenteritis: percentage of patients aged 1 month to 5 years of age with a diagnosis of acute gastroenteritis whose parent/caregiver received education on diet and when to contact the physician.
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Perioperative care: percentage of cardiac surgical patients aged 18 years and older undergoing procedures with the indications for prophylactic antibiotics and who received a prophylactic antibiotic, who have an order for discontinuation of prophylactic antibiotics within 48 hours of surgical end time.
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Perioperative care: percentage of surgical patients aged 18 years and older undergoing procedures with the indications for prophylactic parenteral antibiotics who have an order for an antibiotic to be given within one hour (if fluoroquinolone or vancomycin, two hours) prior to the surgical incision (or start of procedure when no incision is required).
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Preventive care and screening: percentage of patients who were queried about tobacco use one or more times during the two-year measurement period.
The Danish National Schizophrenia Registry 
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Schizophrenia: proportion of patients who have weight gain as a side effect.