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Quality assurance in health care: the theoretical context

Renwick, Penelope Ann (1992) Quality assurance in health care: the theoretical context. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 5 (5). pp. 29-34. ISSN 0952-6862

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Abstract

Explores the theoretical context of quality and quality assurance in health care through a detailed review of the current literature. Outlines the definitions of quality and quality assurance. Identifies the two structural elements of quality assurance: quality assessment and quality improvement and control. Explores in some detail the elements of health care which are capable of assessment and the relationships between them. Finally, considers the mechanisms which can be used to improve health care if deficiencies are highlighted.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2009 09:12
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 09:12
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/3110

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