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Table 3 Pilot study evaluation of decision tool

From: Clinician based decision tool to guide recommended interval between colonoscopies: development and evaluation pilot study

Did endoscopist recommendation agree with tool?

 

All colonoscopies (N = 58)

Excluding colonoscopies with incorrect tool use (N = 46)

No

16 (28%)

16 (35%)

Yes

30 (52%)

30 (65%)

Incorrectly used tool (stated agreement but chart review suggests disagreement)

4 (7%)

Endoscopist recommended no follow-up because of age but tool recommended f/u

6 (10%)

Other reason that endoscopist right/tool not applicable (hereditary syndrome/anal cancer)

2 (3%)

Endoscopist evaluation of tool (N = 5 endoscopists)a

Tool reliable

Tool easy to use

Tool information new or familiar

Would use tool in practice

Strongly disagree

0

Strongly disagree

0

Very familiar

1

Very unlikely

1

Disagree

0

Disagree

0

Familiar

0

Unlikely

2

Neutral

0

Neutral

0

Unsure

0

Neutral

1

Agree

3

Agree

2

New

2

Likely

1

Strongly agree

2

Strongly agree

3

Very new

2

Very Likely

0

  1. aOne of the six endoscopists in the pilot study did not complete the final tool evaluation