Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: 3-Proportion of patients who had a colonoscopy that detected one or more adenoma(s)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Indicator
Indicator type:Indicator
Short name:3-Proportion of patients who had a colonoscopy that detected one or more adenoma(s)
METeOR identifier:691715
Registration status:Health, Standard 26/03/2019
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018
Description:

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

Indicator set:Clinical care standard indicators: colonoscopy Health, Standard 26/03/2019
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:

50 years or older

Computation description:

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:

(Numerator ÷ Denominator) x 100‚Äč

Numerator:

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

Denominator:

The number of patients undergoing a colonoscopy.

Representational attributes

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

N[NN]

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: 3-Proportion of patients who had a colonoscopy that detected one or more adenoma(s) Health, Standardisation pending 19/09/2019