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Flashcards in Week 130 - Evidence based clinical effectiveness Deck (3):
1

What is research?

Designed to gain new knowledge by testing an hypothesis

Involves research ethics application - to ensure the research is ethical

2

What is audit?

Designed to produce information to inform the delivery of best care

Measures the care against a standard

Involves analysing existing data

Does not need ethical approval

3

What is service evaluation?

Designed to judge current care to see what the standard is

Measures without reference to a standard

Aims to answer "what standard does the care achieve?"

Does not need ethical approval