Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Glossary Item|
|Synonymous names:||Flexible sigmoidoscopy|
|Registration status:||Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 11/09/2018|
An examination of the entire large bowel using a camera on a flexible tube, which is passed through the anus (CCA 2017).
Source and reference attributes
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
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 Health, Standard 26/03/2019
Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: 1-Proportion of patients scheduled for a colonoscopy whose bowel preparation was adequate Health, Standard 26/03/2019
Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: 2-Proportion of patients undergoing a colonoscopy who have their entire colon examined Health, Standard 26/03/2019
Colonoscopy clinical care standard indicators: 3-Proportion of patients who had a colonoscopy that detected one or more adenoma(s) Health, Standard 26/03/2019