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Please record the Category of the patients WORST Old and New pressure ulcers
Old pressure ulcers: developed within 72 hours of admission to Trust
New pressure ulcers: developed 72 or more hours after admission
Record the severity of any fall that the patient has experienced in previous 72 hours in a care setting (this includes at home if on a district nursing caseload)
No fall No harm Low Moderate Severe Death Not recorded
Urinary tract infections
Select OLD UTI if treatment began before admission - or NEW if after admission
OLD or NEW urinary infection
If patient has had a urinary catheter during the last 72 hours, select the number of days it was in place
Number of days catheter in place
VTE assessment and management
Has a VTE Assessment been done?
Has VTE prophylaxis started if at risk?
VTE Treatment - if the patient is being treated for VTE, choose type of VTE (Old categories for VTE before admission)
None Old DVT Old PE Old Other New DVT New PE New Other Not recorded
NHS Safety Thermometer Audit (test tool only)
This is a data entry tool for collecting all required data for the Safety Thermometer pending being able to capture this through our EPR
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