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  • Topics
    • Ethics
    • Audit
    • EBM (evidence based medicine)
      • A way of learning/practising medicine
      • Integration of research evidence, clinical expertise and patient values
        • Research: finding evidence is like finding a needle in a haystack
    • Primary resources – vast material and statistics
    • Secondary resources – filter/analyse primary material
      • Are they reliable?
    • Cochrane library
    • Critical appraisal: analysis of data, finding the best evidence
      • Ask the right questions, use the best evidence, the best management, cost efficient option, taking into consideration patient’s values and expectations
    • Quality/safety
      • Preventing errors
      • Commission
        • Error in orders, ordering the wrong tests
      • Omission
        • Forgetting to tell patients things
      • Execution
        • Doing the wrong thing
      • Prescribing errors
  • QMP = EBM + Q&S