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Title: European Society of Gynaecological Oncology quality indicators for surgical treatment of cervical cancer
Author: Cibula, David
Planchamp, François
Fischerova, Daniela
Fotopoulou, Christina
Kohler, Christhardt
Landoni, Fabio
Mathevet, Patrice
Naik, Raj
Ponce i Sebastià, Jordi
Raspagliesi, Francesco
Rodolakis, Alexandros
Tamussino, Karl
Taskiran, Cagatay
Vergote, Ignace
Wimberger, Pauline
Eriksson, Ane Gerda Zahl
Querleu, Denis
Keywords: Cirurgia ginecològica
Cirurgia oncològica
Càncer de coll uterí
Gynecologic surgery
Surgical oncology
Cervix cancer
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2020
Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Wolters Kluwer Health
Abstract: Background: optimizing and ensuring the quality of surgical care is essential to improve the management and outcome of patients with cervical cancer.To develop a list of quality indicators for surgical treatment of cervical cancer that can be used to audit and improve clinical practice. Methods: quality indicators were developed using a four-step evaluation process that included a systematic literature search to identify potential quality indicators, in-person meetings of an ad hoc group of international experts, an internal validation process, and external review by a large panel of European clinicians and patient representatives. Results: fifteen structural, process, and outcome indicators were selected. Using a structured format, each quality indicator has a description specifying what the indicator is measuring. Measurability specifications are also detailed to define how the indicator will be measured in practice. Each indicator has a target which gives practitioners and health administrators a quantitative basis for improving care and organizational processes. Discussion: implementation of institutional quality assurance programs can improve quality of care, even in high-volume centers. This set of quality indicators from the European Society of Gynaecological Cancer may be a major instrument to improve the quality of surgical treatment of cervical cancer.
Note: Reproducció del document publicat a: https://doi.org/10.1136/ijgc-2019-000878
It is part of: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 2020, vol. 30, num. 1, p. 3-14
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2445/174880
Related resource: https://doi.org/10.1136/ijgc-2019-000878
ISSN: 1048-891X
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