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Table 6

Literature survery in Cardiology department

Author and Year Details of work done Types of chart Variables Types of study Country
Bonetti et al. [55] The authors used SPC to reduce the door to needle time for patients of acute myocardial infraction. In the starting, the door to needle time for patients was found to be 57 minutes on average basis. After finding and eliminating the root causes of the problem, time was reduced to 24 minutes. It was concluded the formal process analysis technique is suitable to improve the processes in intensive care unit. Run Chart Door to needle time Longitudinal study Switzerland
Coory et al. [56] Monitored the quality of hospital care by using administrative data. CUSUM charts were utilized and no outliers were found on cross-sectional funnel plot, using three sigma limits for either of two years. It was concluded that control charts were valuable tools in the sense that these provide an early detection of good and bad result. So that hospital could trace out the areas which need more examining and monitoring. CUSUM Mortality rate Retrospective study Australia

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