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Clinical indicators

Monitoring of International Diabetes Federation-recommended Clinical Diabetes Indicators in a Public Health Centre in Southwest Trinidad

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.026
Pages: 
566–70
Synopsis: 
A medical record audit was conducted within a public regional health centre to quantify availability of diabetes clinical indicators and to provide rates of disease control according to regional guidelines. Reporting patterns are improving but remain a limitation for patient management.

ABSTRACT

Objectives: To examine availability of International Diabetes Federation (IDF)-recommended diabetes indicators in the medical charts of patients in active care at a public health centre in southwest Trinidad and Tobago, and to determine clinical status of the patient population according to Caribbean Health Research Council/Pan American Health Organization (CHRC/PAHO) guidelines for disease control.

Accepted: 
24 Feb, 2014
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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2014
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