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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:Indicator 4b-Proportion of patients with heavy menstrual bleeding who have appropriate reporting following an investigative pelvic ultrasound
METeOR identifier:667308
Registration status:Health, Standard 17/10/2018
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Candidate 04/09/2018
Description:

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

Indicator set:Clinical 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

Computation description:

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:

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100

Numerator:

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

Denominator:

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

Representational attributes

Representation class:Percentage
Data type:Real
Unit of measure:Service event
Format:

N[NN]

Accountability attributes

Other issues caveats:

Applicable setting: radiology clinics.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

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