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Colonoscopy

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termFlexible sigmoidoscopy
METeOR identifier:Help on this term697166
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018
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An examination of the entire large bowel using a camera on a flexible tube, which is passed through the anus (CCA 2017).

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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

CCA (Cancer Council Australia) 2017. Clinical practice guidelines for the prevention, early detection and management of colorectal cancer. Sydney: CCA. Viewed 15 May 2018,                     http://wiki.cancer.org.au/australia/Guidelines:Colorectal_cancer.

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

Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: Proportion of patients undergoing a colonoscopy who have their entire colon examined Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018

Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: Proportion of patients undergoing a colonoscopy who have at least one adenoma detected Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018

Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: Proportion of patients undergoing colonoscopy with an adequately prepared bowel Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018

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