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Heavy menstrual bleeding clinical care standard indicators: 4b-Proportion of patients with heavy menstrual bleeding who have appropriate reporting following an investigative pelvic ultrasound

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termIndicator 4b-Proportion of patients with heavy menstrual bleeding who have appropriate reporting following an investigative pelvic ultrasound
METeOR identifier:Help on this term667308
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 17/10/2018
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Candidate 04/09/2018
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of patients with heavy menstrual bleeding who have appropriate reporting following an investigative pelvic ultrasound.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: heavy menstrual bleeding Health, Standard 17/10/2018
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Candidate 04/09/2018

Collection and usage attributes

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For the numerator, ‘appropriate reporting’ means that all of the following are contained in the document describing and interpreting the results of the ultrasound which is prepared for the referring practitioner:

  • endometrial thickness (in millimetres);
  • uterine dimensions;
  • the presence and location of structural abnormalities; and
  • the day in the patient's menstrual cycle that the ultrasound was conducted (or the date of the patient's last period at the time the ultrasound was conducted).

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of patients who have appropriate reporting following a pelvic ultrasound to investigate the causes of heavy menstrual bleeding.

Denominator:Help on this term

Number of patients who have a pelvic ultrasound to investigate the causes of heavy menstrual bleeding.

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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N[NN]

Accountability attributes

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Applicable setting: radiology clinics.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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See also Heavy menstrual bleeding clinical care standard indicators: 4a-Local arrangements for conducting investigative pelvic ultrasound in days 5–10 of the menstrual cycle for patients with heavy menstrual bleeding Health, Standard 17/10/2018, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Candidate 04/09/2018

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