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Polypharmacy Indicators

The average number of unique medicines prescribed per patient - for patients  ≥85 years old

 

 

 

Percentage of patients prescribed 8≥ unique medicines and ≥85 years old

 

 

 

Percentage of patients with an anticholinergic burden score of 6 or more aged 75 and over

 

 

 

Percentage of patients prescribed medicines likely to cause Acute Kidney Injury DAMN drugs

 

 

 

Percentage of patients prescribed a NSAID and ≥ 1 other unique medicines likely to cause kidney injury (DAMN drugs)

 

 

 

Total volumes of oral NSAIDS (ADQs per STARPU)

 

 

 

The following respiratory indicators relate to West of England AHSN only

High dose ICS Inhaled Corticosteriod items as a % of all ICS items

 

 

 

The proportion of patients receiving 5 or fewer prescription items of ICS LABA products over 12 months

 

 

 

Asthma patients patients prescribed 6 or more SABA inhalers over 12 months

 

 

NB: The following gastrointestinal bleed risk indicators are not available at practice level:-

S1 (GIB01) Patients ≥65 years old prescribed a NSAID and NOT concurrently prescribed a gastro-protective medicine

S2 (GIB02) Patients ≥18 years old prescribed a NSAID and concurrently prescribed an oral anticoagulant (warfarin or NOAC)

S3 (GIB0) Patients ≥18 years old prescribed an oral anticoagulant (warfarin or a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC)) with an anti-platelet and NOT concurrently prescribed a gastroprotective medicine

S4 (GIB04) Patients ≥18 years old prescribed aspirin and another antiplatelet and NOT concurrently prescribed a gastro-protective medicine

S5 (GIBC1) Composite Gastro Intestinal Bleeds comprising of unique patients from indicators 1 to 4 

NB: Low volume figures have not been redacted and therefore individual patients may be identifiable. Please take care when disseminating data and contact your Caldicott Guardian for further guidance.