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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1977 September; 27(182): 536-541, 543.
PMCID: PMC2158492

An audit of the care of diabetics in one general practice

Abstract

I designed and implemented a simple audit of the care of diabetic patients on one general practitioner's list. The audit demonstrated a lack of adequate care in some aspects, so it was used to improve the care offered in future by designing a method of diabetic follow-up incorporating an effective recall system, shared and integrated care between doctor and nurse, and a clear method of recording essential information.

I suggest that audit is not adequately completed until the new systems developed have themselves been adequately audited and consequential changes in care measured.

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  • Fletcher BR. Looking after diabetics in general practice: a trainee project. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1977 Feb;27(175):85–88. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Mourin K. Auditing and evaluation in general practice. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1976 Oct;26(171):726–733. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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