Chapter 2. Evaluating Personal Surgical Audit and What to Do If Your Results Are Outside the “Mean”

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor3,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist4 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief5,6
  1. Andrew Sinclair FRCS (Urol) Urology Registrar1 and
  2. Ben Bridgewater MBBS, PhD, FRCS (CTh) Consultant Cardiac Surgeon Clinical Director Director of Clinical Audit2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch2

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Sinclair, A. and Bridgewater, B. (2008) Evaluating Personal Surgical Audit and What to Do If Your Results Are Outside the “Mean”, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 4

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 5

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 6

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Northwest England Regional Rotation, Cheshire, UK

  2. 2

    University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183

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Keywords:

  • evaluating personal surgical audit;
  • data collection – generates new information about patient outcomes;
  • presentation and analysis of data;
  • dealing with outlying performance;
  • situational leadership;
  • intraoperative techniques

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Presentation and analysis of data

  • Dealing with outlying performance

  • Summary

  • References