Continuous use of standard process audit filters has limited value in an established trauma system.

@article{Cryer1996ContinuousUO,
  title={Continuous use of standard process audit filters has limited value in an established trauma system.},
  author={Henry Gill Cryer and Jonathan R. Hiatt and Arthur W Fleming and John Peter Gruen and John Sterling},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1996},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={389-94; discussion 394-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the ability of five quality assurance/ quality improvement audit filters to identify opportunities for improvement in patient care in a mature trauma system. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data. MATERIALS AND METHODS Total patient population at risk and audit filter fallouts were evaluated for the following audit filters: patients with (1) Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score < 14 who did not receive a CT scan within 2 hours of admission; (2… CONTINUE READING

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