It covers audit requirements, developing and performing an audit, and closing the audit loop
. For information, contact Bo Wallace via email at BWallace@afsinc.org.
The aim of this study was to complete the audit loop
again by assessing the patient understanding of the consent process in elective orthopaedic surgery following the introduction of DVDs, web links, and meetings with health care professionals and patients (joint school).
Re auditing is essential in order to complete the audit loop
and implemented changes can be incorporated into the final results.
An audit loop
consisting of two sequential surveys detailing the monitoring of at-risk patients was performed before and after the introduction of an evidence based protocol for the monitoring of heparin induced thrombocytopenia--see figure 1.