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Table 1 Summary of potential quality indicator themes and measures

From: Quality indicators in continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) care in critically ill patients: protocol for a systematic review

Themes Measures
Dose prescription High vs. low dose
Dose delivery Percentage of prescribed dose delivered
Anticoagulation selection Heparin vs. citrate vs. none
Anticoagulation monitoring PTT monitoring, citrate monitoring
Anticoagulation complications Bleeding, hypocalcaemia, incidence of HIT
Treatment interruption Number of interruptions and duration of interruptions; time to establish new circuit
Catheter-related issues Infections, bleeding, obstruction/thrombosis
Circuit-related issues Filter clotting, pressure alarming
  1. HIT heparin-induced thrombocytopenia