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Clinical audits: gathering the evidence for informed clinical practice

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Clinical audits: gathering the evidence for informed clinical practice

Edward White
14 March 2017

The wound care landscape in the UK is one dominated by a number of trends and talking points. Some have seen continued discussion in the frontline, in the case of pressure ulcers and their preventability. Others, such as the role of evidence-based wound care, have seen some impassioned discussion, especially regarding the relative merit of each particular type of evidence. Are randomized controlled trials the be-all and end-all? What weight should be placed on Cochrane reviews? When did the concept of the clinical audit even manifest itself? The former two questions are far beyond the scope of this column, though we can shed light on the third.

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