Colorectal Cancer Screening: Quality And Benchmarks by Aasma ShaukatColorectal Cancer Screening: Quality And Benchmarks by Aasma Shaukat

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Quality And Benchmarks

byAasma ShaukatEditorJohn I. Allen

Paperback | October 5, 2016

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This volume provides a comprehensive overview of quality metrics and methods used to improve quality for all major modalities of CRC screening. It introduces the readers to the evidence of effectiveness behind various CRC screening modalities: stool-based tests (Fecal Occult Blood, Fecal Immunochemical and Fecal DNA tests), flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy and CT colonography. In-depth chapters review the latest guidelines for CRC screening, compare differences among the five major national guidelines, and highlight the need for valid quality and cost indicators. While the main focus of this volume is on colonoscopy, since most quality indicators and analyses have focused on this modality of screening and surveillance, one chapter is devoted to quality indicators of other screening modalities. Differences between process and outcome measures are also highlighted and a small but valid set of recommended national measures are listed.

Written by experts in the field,Colorectal Cancer Screening: Quality and Benchmarksis an important and useful resource written for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, general and colorectal surgeons, family physicians, and investigators with research focus in screening and quality metrics.

Dr. Shaukat received her medical degree at The Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan. She then matriculated to Johns Hopkins School of Public Health where she received an M.P.H. in International Health and Epidemiology. She conducted a gastroenterology fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine and complete her residen...
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Title:Colorectal Cancer Screening: Quality And BenchmarksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:October 5, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1493947125

ISBN - 13:9781493947126

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1: History and Overview of the National Quality Strategy
John I. Allen

Ch. 2: Current Screening and Surveillance Guidelines
Swati G. Patel
Dennis J. Ahnen

Ch. 3: Comparative and Cost Effectiveness of Current CRC Screening Modalities
Ann G. Zauber

Ch. 4: Quality Indicators and Benchmarks For Guideline Recommended Fecal Occult Blood Tests (FOBT)
James E. Allison
Callum G. Fraser
Stephen P. Halloran
Graeme P. Young

Ch. 5: Quality Indicators for CT Colonography (CTC)
Elizabeth G. McFarland
Judy Yee
Abraham H. Dachman
Paul Martin Knechtges

Ch. 6: Stool DNA for Colorectal Cancer Screening: From Concepts to Quality Care
John B. Kisiel
David A. Ahlquist

Ch. 7: Quality Indicators for Colonoscopy
Victoria Gómez
Michael Bradley Wallace

Ch. 8: Toward a Learning Healthcare System: Use of Colorectal Cancer Quality Measures for Physician Evaluation
Ziad F. Gellad
Joel V. Brill

Ch. 9: Sedation Issues in Colonoscopy: Quality and Economic Considerations
Karen J. Wernli
John M. Inadomi

Ch. 10: Role of Pathology in Quality of Colonoscopy
Lawrence J. Burgart
Patrick M. O'Reilly
Kenneth P. Batts
Jason A. Daniels
H. Parry Dilworth
Schuyler O. Sanderson

Ch. 11: Managing Quality in Ancillary Services
Michael Frist
Marc Sonenshine
Steven J. Morris

Ch. 12: Medical Legal Aspects of Quality Improvement
Kayla Allison Feld
Sarah Faye Blankstein
Andrew D. Feld

Ch. 13: Areas for Future Research
Douglas K. Rex
Ashish K. Tiwari