Patients not included in medical audit have a worse outcome than those included.

@article{Elfstrm1996PatientsNI,
  title={Patients not included in medical audit have a worse outcome than those included.},
  author={J L Elfstr{\"o}m and Arild Stubber{\"o}d and Thomas Troeng},
  journal={International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={153-7}
}
The aim of the present investigation was to analyse a clinical database in order to see how many patients were not included in medical audit and to see whether the outcome of the non-registered patients differed from that of the registered patients. Two independent surgeons studied the records of all infrainguinal bypass operations performed at six vascular surgical departments over a three-year period. A total of 684 bypass operations was reported to the register, of which 636 could be… CONTINUE READING

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