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Quality Improvement Studies.  

Edward H. Livingston

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
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Quality improvement studies involve examination of health care systems and how specific changes in processes or procedures can improve the quality of health care delivery. These studies use methods that differ from other medically related studies, such as iterative changes using plan-do-study-act cycles in a single health care system, randomized trials (usually cluster randomized trials), and retrospective observational analyses of quality improvement interventions in various health care systems....