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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1974 September; 24(146): 607–611.
PMCID: PMC2157429

Medical audit in general practice


Increasing interest is being shown in the standards of medical care in general practice. The method of measuring these standards, known as medical audit, is discussed in relation to general practice in Great Britain.

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