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Osteoarthritis of the knee clinical care standard indicators: 6a-Proportion of patients with knee osteoarthritis with an agreed date for a review

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termIndicator 6a-Proportion of patients with knee osteoarthritis with an agreed date for a review
METeOR identifier:Help on this term644312
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 02/08/2017
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of patients with knee osteoarthritis with an agreed date for a review.

Rationale:Help on this term

Follow-up should be individualised for each patient, and occur at intervals agreed with the patient (NICE 2014).

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: osteoarthritis of the knee Health, Standard 02/08/2017

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term

45 years

Computation description:Help on this term

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.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of patients with knee osteoarthritis with a documented agreed date for a review.

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Comments:Help on this term

This indicator has been adapted from the Osteoarthritis quality standard (NICE 2015).

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
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Accountability attributes

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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

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

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.

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