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Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: Proportion of patients undergoing a colonoscopy who have at least one adenoma detected

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termAdenoma detection rate
METeOR identifier:Help on this term691715
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of patients undergoing a colonoscopy who have at least one adenoma is detected.

Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: colonoscopy Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term

50 years or older

Computation description:Help on this term

For the patient to be counted in the numerator, at least one adenoma must be histologically confirmed.

Both the numerator and denominator only include patients with an intact colon. Both the numerator and denominator exclude patients with a finding of acute inflammatory bowel disease.

Presented as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100​

Numerator:Help on this term

The number of patients undergoing a colonoscopy with at least one adenoma detected.

Denominator:Help on this term

The number of patients undergoing a colonoscopy.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termService event
Format:Help on this term

N[NN]

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

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