Osteoarthritis of the knee clinical care standard indicators: 6a-Proportion of patients with knee osteoarthritis with an agreed date for a review
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||Indicator 6a-Proportion of patients with knee osteoarthritis with an agreed date for a review|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 02/08/2017|
Proportion of patients with knee osteoarthritis with an agreed date for a review.
Follow-up should be individualised for each patient, and occur at intervals agreed with the patient (NICE 2014).
|Indicator set:||Clinical care standard indicators: osteoarthritis of the knee Health, Standard 02/08/2017|
Collection and usage attributes
|Population group age from:|
For the numerator, the agreed date for a review of knee osteoarthritis should be documented (which may be in the form of an appointment made at a date in the future).
The review should be within 12 months of initial diagnosis or referral for knee osteoarthritis, and then at agreed intervals thereafter.
Presented as a percentage.
(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100
Number of patients with knee osteoarthritis with a documented agreed date for a review.
Number of patients with knee osteoarthritis.
This indicator has been adapted from the Osteoarthritis quality standard (NICE 2015).
|Unit of measure:||Service event|
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Applicable setting: all healthcare settings where care is provided to patients with knee osteoarthritis, including primary care, specialist care, hospitals and community settings.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) 2014. Osteoarthritis: The care and management of osteoarthritis in adults. NICE Clinical guideline 177. London: NICE.
NICE 2015. Osteoarthritis Quality standard 87. London: NICE.