Towards good audit

Br J Hosp Med. 1992 Jul 29-Sep 1;48(3-4):182-5.

Abstract

All doctors are enjoined to audit, yet there is concern that many audits do not improve patient care. Despite the profusion of audit methods, good audits have many features in common. This paper identifies these essential features, facilitating the appraisal of proposed or completed studies.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Medical Audit / methods*
  • Medical Audit / standards
  • Quality of Health Care
  • United Kingdom