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CAP Home > About Q-PROBES > Past Q-PROBES Studies > 2006 Q-PROBES Studies

  Past Q-PROBES Studies - 2006

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updated September 29, 2011

All studies below are available for ordering.

QP061 - Rate of Microscopic Examination of Urine Sediment
Objective: Measure the percent of urinalysis specimens on which a manual microscopic examination of the urine sediment is performed and document how various practice and procedural characteristics influence this rate.
Cost:

$20.00

For more information about this study, see:
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008;132:1868-1873.

 

QP062 - Adequacy of Surgical Pathology Cancer Reporting
Objective: Determine the percent of surgical pathology reports on breast, colon, and prostate specimens containing epithelial cancer that contain the ACS CoC mandated reporting elements.
Cost:

$20.00

For more information about this study, see:
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010; 134(8): 969-974.

 

QP063 - BNP Utilization
CAP Today: May 2007
Objective: Investigate the frequency with which BNP (or NT-proBNP) orders are associated with an appropriate diagnostic code or clinical diagnosis on ED patients.
Cost: $20.00

 

QP064 - Send-Out Test Order Accuracy
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008;132:206–210.
Objective: Measure how accurately physicians’ orders for send-out laboratory tests are entered into the laboratory computer and sent to the correct reference laboratory.
Objective: Valenstein PN, Walsh MK, Stankovic AK. Accuracy of send-out test ordering: a College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of ordering accuracy in 97 clinical laboratories.
Cost: $20.00
 

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