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Accurate ADHD diagnosis

Percentage of patients aged 4 through 18 years whose diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) was based on a clinical exam with a physician or other healthcare professional,as appropriate

Numerator: Patients whose diagnosis of ADHD was based on a clinical exam with a physician that included a clinical practice guideline or clinical practice guidelines recommended assessment using a validated tool, confirmation, or direct assessment of the patient

Denominator Statement: All patients ages 4 through 18 years with a diagnosis of ADHD.

Measure Set: PQMP

Data Source: Paper Medical Records; Electronic Medical Records (EMR)Records Analysis

Target Population: Adolescents, Children

Categories: Access to and quality of health care services, Quality of Care, Appropriateness of care process

Additional Information: http://www.ahrq.gov/policymakers/chipra/factsheets/index.html#tab1

Keywords: ADHD

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