[The audit: a vital but limited measuring instrument].


An audit is an instrument to improve quality of care. It primarily does this by revealing the extent to which medical professionals do not follow existing protocols for patient care. However, it should not replace robust research into new forms of care. Most audits are, in effect, no more than a series of cases of poor outcomes and cannot yield rigorous… (More)


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@article{Buitendijk2011TheAA, title={[The audit: a vital but limited measuring instrument].}, author={Simone S.E. Buitendijk and Joris Am van der Post}, journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde}, year={2011}, volume={155}, pages={A3016} }