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Statistics Q4

Question:

What does the dot with the black square around represent (above the control limit)?

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What does dot 3 represent (above the control limit)?

This is an outlier as his revision rate is beyond the control limits.

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Question:

How would you deal with this surgeon?

Answer:

This is a clinical governance issue and requires investigation.  The clinical director, medical director and departmental lead would need to be informed. If patient safety is being compromised then the outlying surgeon would need to be suspended from operating.

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