Stroke

IndicatorDocumentation requirements
Antithrombotic therapyMust be ordered by end of day 2 unless contraindicated
LDL obtained within 48 hours of arrivalMust be ordered within 48 hours of hospital arrival time.
Assessment for rehabilitationMust have an order for any form of rehab services while hospitalized
Medication reconciliationAll discharge medications (from discharge summary and med rec) must match with written instructions given to patients. In your discharge dictation please add “Please see medication reconciliation for all final home meds” as a statement.

Note: All patients with documented carotid stenosis fall into the stroke population and should be treated as a patient with a stroke due to increased risk of future stroke.