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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1976 February; 26(163): 143–146.
PMCID: PMC2157881

Medical records, medical audit, and community hospitals


A survey of community hospitals suggests a need for improving medical records and communications and introducing review procedures. A new and extended system based on an A4 size unit record is described. The benefits of a medical audit procedure in which all general practitioners and senior nurses participate are discussed.

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  • Hawkey JK, Loudon IS, Greenhalgh GP, Bungay GT. New record folder for use in general practice. Br Med J. 1971 Dec 11;4(5788):667–670. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • McWhinney IR. Medical audit in North America. Br Med J. 1972 Apr 29;2(5808):277–279. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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