screening under the ADASP will make it difficult for terrorists to
concept being developed under the ADASP as opposed to a more costly and
the TSA has augmented the ADASP program with Saturation Security Teams
The CAP and ADASP provided funding for the administration of the project; no industry funds were used in the development of the guideline.
When appropriate, the panel will recommend revision of the guideline to CAP and ADASP for review and approval.
CAP and ADASP make no warranty, express or implied, regarding guidelines and statements, and specifically exclude any warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose.
CAP eCC History and Milestones (a) Year Milestone 1986-1995 Original CCP model created by CAP (1,11,12,31) and ADASP
. (32-36) 1998-2000 32 CCPs published in Reporting on Cancer Specimens: Protocols and Case Summaries.
Recognizing the difficulty in applying the concept of critical values to anatomic pathology diagnoses, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and ADASP have chosen to reevaluate the concept of critical diagnoses in an effort to promote effective communication of urgent and significant, unexpected diagnoses in surgical pathology and cytology.
The CAP and ADASP assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to any use of the CAP/ADASP guidelines or consensus statements or for any errors or omissions.
It is interesting to point out that the ADASP
estimated "an acceptable threshold for clinically significant disagreement following arbitration is 2%, as applied to those cases in which it is decided that the correct interpretation is that from the outside institution." (22) The higher discordance rates of many studies are likely due to the selection bias and complex nature of the cases.
This module was based on the random review of cases, according to ADASP guidelines, allowing more than 1 review per case.
Each month, following the ADASP recommendations, cases were randomly selected and reviewed by 1 pathologist.