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A guide to clinical audit of dementia care in general practice: a guide

Author: McLoughlin, K.; Thackeray, K.; Jennings, A.; Boyle, S.; Foley, T.

Publication Year: 2019

Contents

1.0 Background
2.0 What is clinical audit?
3.0 Choose your topic: Why Dementia?
3.1 What is dementia?
3.2 Prevalence and incidence of dementia
3.3 Burden on patient and family
3.4 The economic argument
3.5 The GP Caseload
3.6 The Irish National Dementia Strategy
4.0 Defining Aims and Objectives
4.1 Choosing an area of dementia care to audit
4.2 Writing the aim and objectives
5.0 Choosing Evidence Based Guidelines and Standards
6.0 Stating the Criteria
7.0 Setting the Standard or Target
8.0 Collect the data
References

Description

This guide has been developed by the PREPARED project team, Department of General Practice, UCC, in association with the Irish College of General Practitioners and the Irish Primary Care Research Network. Funding for PREPARED is provided by the Health Service Executive and The Atlantic Philanthropies through the National Dementia Strategy (2014)
This document was reviewed in July 2019 by Dr Tony Foley.

Format Download
Keywords dementia, medical audit
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification medical audit
Pages 18
Categories: ICGP Resources
External Link http://www.icgp.ie/audit
Email: library@icgp.ie, Tel: 01 6763705, Fax: 01 6765850