Presentation of comparative audit data.

  title={Presentation of comparative audit data.},
  author={Gordon D. Murray and C Hayes and Sarah Fowler and Dennis Dunn},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={82 3},
The Royal College of Surgeons of England organizes a voluntary comparative audit service for its general surgical fellows. To date, the information from the audit has been presented purely descriptively, which does not take account of statistical variability and the effects of differences in case mix between the participants. A new approach to the presentation of these data, based on statistical modelling of the effects of case mix, is presented. The approach is illustrated in an application… CONTINUE READING