1. Introduction; 2. Audit - historical and future perspectives R. B. Duthie; 3. Audit philosophy C. D. Shaw; 4. Medical audit - a view from the centre D. Mac Pherson; 5. Audit - a view from the Royal College of Surgeons of England H. B. Devlin; 6. Medical audit - the regional viewpoint I. Bowns; 7. Medical audit - the needs of the District Health Authorities H. W. Purser and J. Secker-Walker; 8. Resource management and budget holding A. Bradford and M. Dinsmore; 9. Unit and district information systems M. W. Beaver and T. J. Dyson; 10. Read codes and medical audit J. D. Read; 11. Data capture direct from doctors D. Marsh and J. Barrie; 12. Computer systems - practice, limitations and pitfalls P. J. Radford; 13. Paediatric audit P. C. Holland; 14. Audit in obstetrics and gynaecology H. K. Gordon and N. B. Patel; 15. Audit in therapeutics M. D. Rawlins and J. M. Smith; 16. Audit in general surgery J. R. W. Gumpert; 17. Orthopaedic audit - guidelines and hints S. P. Frostick; 18. Installing audit in general practice and general dental practice M. Pendlebury and G. Brown; 19. Clinical audit in psychiatry - models for audit in mental health J. K. Wing; 20. Audit in anaesthesia D. W. Riddington and J. F. Bion; 21. Audit in intensive care J. F. Bion; 22. Medical audit - lessons from the USA R. B. Keller; 23. Quality control in health care - the Dutch experience M. B. Lagaay; 24. Medical audit - experience from Sweden K-G. Thorngren; 25. Performance indicators J. Boyce; 26. Measuring outcome and quality control D. W. Yates and C. S. B. Galasko; 27. Audit - will it work? C. Bulstrode; 28. What has been achieved so far? S. P. Frostick; 29. A practical guide to audit S. P. Frostick.
A practical guide to effective medical audit.