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Practice performance
Clinical audit: a tool in the defence of clinical standards
  1. James Dunn


James Dunn outlines the process of clinical audit, arguing that regular clinical audit, at local level, empowers clinicians, improves patient care and provides robust grounds for defence against complaints. In a second article, to be published in the April issue of In Practice, he will use antimicrobial prescription as an example to illustrate the application of clinical audit in veterinary practice.

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