Table 2

Search criteria used to identify guidelines to be used to identify QPIs18

  • Primary testicular cancer including:

    • Seminomas

    • Non-seminomatous germ cell tumours

    • Germinomas

    • Teratocarcinomas

  • Diagnosis staging

  • Surgical management of disease

  • Non-surgical management of disease (chemotherapy, radiotherapy)

  • Surveillance

  • Related cancers, including:

    • Lymphomas

    • Leydig and Sertoli cell tumours

  • Recurrent disease/relapsed disease management

  • Primary care/referral

  • Precancerous conditions including carcinoma in situ/testicular intraepithelial neoplasia (TIN)

  • Prevention

  • Screening

  • Clinical trial recruitment and protocols. Symptom management (eg, nausea and vomiting, neutropenic sepsis)

  • Communication, information sharing and support

  • Palliative/end-of-life care (pain management, end-of-life counselling, hospice management)

Age range: adults
Date: 2005 to present day
Language: English only
Document types: clinical guidelines
  • QPI, quality performance indicator.