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Table 5

Literature survery in Pulmonary department

Author and Year Details of work done Types of chart Variables Types of study Country
Correia et al. [53] Provided the timely treatment to chronic obstructive disease patient by monitoring and controlling of complications. It was concluded that when the objective was to find out changes in mean only then one sided control charts were more suitable. So in order to detect previously unidentified out of control points, one side multi and univariate charts were constructed. It was recommended that one sided control charts were valuable tools for monitoring healthcare and in this way contributing to medical decision making. Multivariate chart Body mass index, Pao2, PaCo2 Longitudinal  
Study Portugal        
Alsadat et al. [54] Reduced ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) rate for all mechanically ventilated patients. It was found that VAP bundle compliance rate was gradually increased in all the hospitals. No data was available for hospital 4 as the VAP bundle was not applied in it. Only hospital 3 had achieved a target of 95%. The suggested multidimensional strategy from top management is needed in order to prevent VAP rate which included interventions for infection control, process monitoring and outcome surveillance. Run Chart VAP rate Longitudinal  
Study Saudi Arabia        

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