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Systematic review of the application of the plan–do–study–act method to improve quality in healthcare
- M. Taylor, C. McNicholas, C. Nicolay, A. Darzi, D. Bell, J. Reed
- MedicineBMJ quality & safety
- 23 August 2013
A theoretical framework for assessing the quality of application of PDSA cycles is proposed and the consistency with which the method has been applied in peer-reviewed literature against this framework is explored.
Assessment of the cerebral cortex during motor task behaviours in adults: A systematic review of functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) studies
International evaluation of an AI system for breast cancer screening
A robust assessment of the AI system paves the way for clinical trials to improve the accuracy and efficiency of breast cancer screening and using a combination of AI and human inputs could help to improve screening efficiency.
Emotional intelligence in medicine: a systematic review through the context of the ACGME competencies
- S. Arora, H. Ashrafian, Rachel E Davis, T. Athanasiou, A. Darzi, N. Sevdalis
- MedicineMedical education
- 1 August 2010
Medical Education 2010: 44: 749–764
Is minimally invasive surgery beneficial in the management of esophageal cancer? A meta-analysis
Patients undergoing MIE may benefit from shorter hospital stay, and lower respiratory complications and total morbidity compared with open esophagectomy, and patients undergoing HMIE is a safe alternative to the open technique.
Use of Sentiment Analysis for Capturing Patient Experience From Free-Text Comments Posted Online
- F. Greaves, Daniel Ramirez-Cano, C. Millett, A. Darzi, L. Donaldson
- MedicineJournal of medical Internet research
- 1 November 2013
Background There are large amounts of unstructured, free-text information about quality of health care available on the Internet in blogs, social networks, and on physician rating websites that are…
Can Patient Safety Incident Reports Be Used to Compare Hospital Safety? Results from a Quantitative Analysis of the English National Reporting and Learning System Data
- A. Howell, E. Burns, G. Bouras, L. Donaldson, T. Athanasiou, A. Darzi
- MedicinePloS one
- 9 December 2015
It is suggested that reporting rates should not be used to assess hospital safety, and that hospitals where staff reported more incidents had reduced litigation claims and when clinician staffing is increased fewer incidents reporting patient harm are reported, whilst near misses remain the same.
Diagnostic Precision of Fecal Calprotectin for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colorectal Malignancy
- A. V. Roon, Leonidas Karamountzos, P. Tekkis
- MedicineThe American Journal of Gastroenterology
- 23 February 2007
FC cannot be recommended as a screening test for CRC in the general population and appeared to offer a good diagnostic precision in distinguishing IBD from non-IBD diagnoses, with higher precision at a cutoff level of 100 μg/g.
Smartphones let surgeons know WhatsApp: an analysis of communication in emergency surgical teams.
Objective assessment of technical skills in surgery
The research in this field in the past decade is reviewed to explore all the available methods, establish their validity and reliability, and examine the possibility of using these methods on the basis of the available evidence.