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Clinical audit – learning from the medical profession
  1. B. P. Viner, BVetMed, MSc(VetGP), MRCVS1 and
  2. C. S. Jenner, DGM, MILT, FRCP, FRCGP2
  1. 1Blythwood Veterinary Group, 500 Uxbridge Road, Pinner, Middlesex HA5 4SL
  2. 2Elliott Hall Medical Centre, 165-167 Uxbridge Road, Hatch End, Pinner, Middlesex HA5 4EA


Clinical audit – a process of improving patient care by reviewing performance against a set of criteria and bringing in changes where they are indicated – has become increasingly important in human medical practice over the past two decades. Bradley Viner and Chris Jenner argue that its application in veterinary practice could have many advantages, and that vets can benefit from doctors’ experience

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