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Can evidence-based medicine and clinical quality improvement learn from each other?

Abstract:

The considerable gap between what we know from research and what is done in clinical practice is well known. Proposed responses include the Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) and Clinical Quality Improvement. EBM has focused more on 'doing the right things'--based on external research evidence--whereas Quality Improvement (QI) has focused more on 'doing things right'--based on local processes. However, these are complementary and in combination direct us how to 'do the right things right'. This ar...

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10.1136/bmjqs.2010.046524

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-CTU
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Journal:
BMJ quality and safety
Volume:
20 Suppl 1
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Pages:
i13-i17
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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EISSN:
2044-5423
ISSN:
2044-5415
URN:
uuid:9d150d8d-73e8-4bb4-a869-86a872464437
Source identifiers:
215680
Local pid:
pubs:215680

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