Atlas 2018 - 2. Gastrointestinal investigations and treatments

The Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation investigates healthcare use in four clinical areas, including gastrointestinal investigations and treatments. This chapter includes colonoscopy hospitalisations, gastroscopy hospitalisations and dispensing of proton pump inhibitor medicines.


Chapter 2: Gastrointestinal investigations and treatments

This chapter includes the following items:

  • 2.1 Colonoscopy hospitalisations, all ages (2016-17)
  • 2.2 Gastroscopy hospitalisations, all ages (2016-17)
  • 2.3 Proton pump inhibitor medicines dispensing, 18 years and over (2016-17)

The pages for each data item present key findings and recommendations, interactive maps and graphs, downloadable data sheets and information about the data.