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Patient—colorectal polyps found in colon indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPolyps found in colon indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term530230
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 29/08/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether colorectal polyps were found in the patient's colon, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Patient—colorectal polyps found in colon indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1   Yes

To be recorded when colorectal polyps are found in a person's colon.

This means there are abnormalities in a person's colon. As most bowel cancers are known to initiate from polyps (Cappell 2005), more tests and potential removal may be necessary.

CODE 2   No

To be recorded when no colorectal polyps are found in a person's colon.

This means there are no abnormalities in a person's colon and the person is unlikely to have bowel cancer.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this termCappell MS 2005. The pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of colon cancer and adenomatous polyps. Medical Clinics of North America 89(1):1-42.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Patient—colorectal polyp type, code N[N] Health, Standard 29/08/2014

See also Patient—colorectal polyps greater than or equal to 10 mm indicator, Yes/no code N Health, Standard 29/08/2014

See also Patient—grade of colorectal polyps found, code N Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

See also Patient—grade of colorectal polyps found, code N Health, Standard 06/09/2018

See also Patient—number of colorectal polyps found, N[NN] Health, Standard 06/09/2018

See also Patient—number of colorectal polyps found, number N[NN] Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Bowel cancer diagnostic assessment cluster Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

Bowel cancer diagnostic assessment cluster Health, Superseded 16/01/2020

Bowel cancer diagnostic assessment cluster Health, Standard 16/01/2020

Implementation in Indicators:Help on this termUsed as numerator
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 05a-Adenoma detection rate Health, Standard 06/09/2018
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: PI 05b-Positive predictive value of diagnostic assessment for detecting adenoma Health, Standard 06/09/2018
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