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Asthma [QS25]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 2

People aged 5 years and over with asthma discuss and agree a written personalised action plan.

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people aged 5 years and over with asthma who have a documented written personalised action plan.
What was measured: Proportion of adult patients admitted with a primary diagnosis of asthma who had a personalised asthma action plan element of the discharge bundle issued.
Data collection end: October 2017
59.3%
Number that met the criteria: 137 / 231
Area covered: UK
Source: Royal College of Physicians. Asthma Audit Development Project. Phase 2. Final report

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people aged 5 years and over with asthma who have a documented written personalised action plan.
What was measured: Proportion of paediatric patients aged 6-18 years admitted with a primary diagnosis of asthma who had a personalised asthma action plan element of the discharge bundle issued.
Data collection end: October 2017
41.6%
Number that met the criteria: 47 / 113
Area covered: UK
Source: Royal College of Physicians. Asthma Audit Development Project. Phase 2. Final report

Quality standard measure: Proportion of people aged 5 years and over with asthma who have a documented written personalised action plan.
What was measured: Proportion of people with asthma who have a personalised action plan.
Data collection end: August 2018
48%
Number that met the criteria: 4044 / 8361
Area covered: UK
Source: Asthma UK. Annual Asthma Survey.


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