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Research and knowledge

Research uses rigorous scientific methods to generate new knowledge which can be generalized to other patient groups, to other settings and so on.

In medicine, research findings are used to determine best practice.

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Audit

Audit aims to improve patient care by reviewing clinical practice in a given setting against best practice standards and instigating change in practice as needed, to maintain or raise quality.