Study designs for PDSA quality improvement research.

@article{Speroff2004StudyDF,
  title={Study designs for PDSA quality improvement research.},
  author={Theodore Speroff and Gerald T O'connor},
  journal={Quality management in health care},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={17-32}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to discuss strengths and weaknesses of quasi-experimental designs used in health care quality improvement research. The target groups for this article are investigators in plan-do-study-act (PDSA) quality improvement initiatives who wish to improve the rigor of their methodology and publish their work and reviewers who evaluate the quality of research proposals or published work. SUMMARY A primary purpose of PDSA quality improvement research is to… CONTINUE READING
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