Improving the Standard of Orthopaedic Operation Documentation Using Typed Proforma Operation Notes: A Completed Audit Loop

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INTRODUCTION The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) published Good Surgical Practice guidelines in 2008 and revised them in 2014. They outline the basic standard that all surgical operation notes should meet. OBJECTIVES To retrospectively audit 57 typed orthopaedic operation notes from St. James's Hospital in Dublin (from August to November 2015) against the… (More)
DOI: 10.7759/cureus.1084

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@inproceedings{Coughlan2017ImprovingTS, title={Improving the Standard of Orthopaedic Operation Documentation Using Typed Proforma Operation Notes: A Completed Audit Loop}, author={Fionn Coughlan and Prasad Ellanti and Andrew Moriarty and Nuala McAuley and Niall A Hogan}, booktitle={Cureus}, year={2017} }