Statistical quality control methods in infection control and hospital epidemiology, Part II: Chart use, statistical properties, and research issues.

@article{Benneyan1998StatisticalQC,
  title={Statistical quality control methods in infection control and hospital epidemiology, Part II: Chart use, statistical properties, and research issues.},
  author={James C. Benneyan},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={265-83}
}
This is the second in a two-part series discussing and illustrating the application of statistical process control (SPC) in hospital epidemiology. The basic philosophical and theoretical foundations of statistical quality control and their relation to epidemiology are emphasized in order to expand the mutual understanding and cross-fertilization between these two disciplines. Part I provided an overview of the philosophy and general approach of SPC, illustrated common types of control charts… CONTINUE READING

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