review, chart

review, chart

A method of quality assurance (and sometimes clinical research) that relies on the systematic analysis of individual patient records. Data may be used to determine the incidence of adverse events, the allocation of resources, the employment of specific therapies, or the degree of compliance with specified standards of care.
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Periodontal Medicine & Surgical Specialists, LTD voluntarily agreed to be held to the rigorous accreditation standards in areas such as peer review, chart review, data collection, and all aspects of patient safety, especially those related to the administration of general anesthesia and surgical procedures.