Evaluating the care of general medicine inpatients : how good is implicit review ?
Peer review often consists of implicit evaluations by physician reviewers of the quality and appropriateness of care.
This study evaluated the ability of implicit review to measure reliably various aspects of care on a general medicine inpatient service.
Retrospective review of patients' charts, using structured implicit review, of a stratified random sample of consecutive admissions to a general medicine ward.
A university teaching hospital.
Twelve internists were trained in structured implicit review and reviewed 675 patient admissions (with 20% duplicate reviews for a total of 846 reviews).
Mots-clés Pascal : Organisation santé, Homme, Hospitalisation, Médecine, Prise en charge, Qualité soin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health organization, Human, Hospitalization, Medicine
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0412780
Code Inist : 002B30A. Création : 199406.