Table 4

Criteria on benefits (nā€‰=ā€‰9) and risks (nā€‰=ā€‰23) of screening colonoscopy (Domain A, Category: Information on screening colonoscopy)
Benefits of screening colonoscopy
Outcome: CRC incidence
1 Absolute risk reduction is stated.
2 Relative risk reduction is stated.
3 Number needed to screen is stated.
Outcome: CRC mortality
4 Absolute risk reduction is stated.
5 Relative risk reduction is stated.
6 Number needed to screen is stated.
Outcome: All cause mortality
7 Absolute risk reduction is stated.
8 Relative risk reduction is stated.
9 Number needed to screen is stated.
Risks of screening colonoscopy
Preparation
1 Common risk of side effects is stated.
2 Risk of cardiovascular symptoms is stated.
3 Risk of nausea is stated.
4 Risk of allergies is stated.
5 Risk of cramps is stated.
6 Risk of pain is stated.
Sedation
7 Common risk of side effects is stated.
8 Risk of respiratory distress/failure is stated.
9 Risk of cardiovascular symptoms is stated.
10 Risk of Nausea is stated.
Procedure itself
11 Common risk of side effects is stated.
12 Number needed to harm is stated.
13 Risk of pain is stated.
14 Risk of cardiovascular symptoms is stated.
15 Risk of Nausea is stated.
16 Risk of bleeding is stated.
17 Risk of infection is stated.
18 Risk of perforation is stated.
19 Risk of mortality is stated.
Overdiagnosis
20 Risk of overdiagnosis/overtreatment is stated.
21 Frequency of overdiagnosis is stated.
23 Consequences of overdiagnosis are stated.

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Dreier et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:843   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-843

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