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Measure Information Form
Version 2010A1

Stroke Performance Measures (STK)

Set Measures

Set Measure ID Measure Short Name
STK-01 Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis
STK-02 Discharged on Antithrombotic Therapy
STK-03 Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Receiving Anticoagulation Therapy
STK-04 Thrombolytic Therapy Administered
STK-05 Antithrombotic Therapy By End of Hospital Day Two
STK-06 Discharged on Cholesterol Reducing Medication
STK-07 Dysphagia Screening
STK-08 Stroke Education
STK-09 Smoking Cessation / Advice / Counseling
STK-10 Assessed for Rehabilitation

Measure Set Specific Data Elements

Element Name Collected For
Admission Date-Stroke STK-01, STK-02, STK-03, STK-04, STK-05, STK-06, STK-07, STK-10,
Admitted for Elective Carotid Endarterectomy STK-10,
Adult Smoking Counseling-Stroke  
Adult Smoking History-Stroke  
Antithrombotic Therapy Administered by End of Hospital Day Two  
Antithrombotic Therapy Prescribed at Discharge  
Arrival Date-Stroke STK-10,
Arrival Time-Stroke STK-10,
Assessed for Rehabilitation Services STK-10,
Atrial Fibrillation  
Birthdate STK,
Case Identifier STK-10,
Cholesterol Reducing Therapy Prescribed at Discharge  
Cholesterol Reducing Therapy Prior To Hospitalization  
Comfort Measures Only-Stroke STK-10,
DVT Prophylaxis Initiated by End of Hospital Day 2  
Date IV Thrombolytic Therapy Administered At This Hospital  
Date Last Known Well  
Discharge Date STK,
Discharge Status-Stroke STK-10,
Dysphagia Screen  
Education Addresses Activation of Emergency Medical System  
Education Addresses Follow-up After Discharge  
Education Addresses Medication Prescribed  
Education Addresses Risk Factors for Stroke  
Education Addresses Warning Signs and Symptoms of Stroke  
Hispanic Ethnicity STK,
IV Thrombolytic Therapy Administered  
LDL ≥ 100 mg/dL  
NPO (Nothing by Mouth) For Entire Hospital Stay  
Patient Ambulatory at End of Hospital Day Two  
Patient Discharged on Anticoagulation Therapy  
Point of Origin for Admission or Visit-Stroke STK-10,
Race STK,
Report Period STK-10,
Time IV Thrombolytic Therapy Administered at This Hospital  
Time Last Known Well  

Related Materials

  Document Name  
Data Collection for the Stroke manual  
Data Collection Tools for Stroke manual  
Data Reporting Tool for Stroke manual  
Data Utilization for Stroke manual  
Glossary for Stroke manual  
Introduction and Background to the Stroke manual  
References for Stroke manual  
Sampling for Stroke manual  
z. Appendix X - Flowchart Symbols for Stroke Manual  

Measure Information Form STK
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures (2010A1)
Discharges 04-01-10 (2Q10) through 09-30-10 (3Q10)