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How to attribute causality in quality improvement: lessons from epidemiology

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  • Alan J Poots National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North West London (NWL), Imperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Julie E Reed National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North West London (NWL), Imperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thomas Woodcock National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North West London (NWL), Imperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Derek Bell National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North West London (NWL), Imperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Don Goldmann Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Alan J Poots, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) North West London (NWL), Imperial College London, SW10 9NH, London, UK; a.poots{at}imperial.ac.uk
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Poots AJ, Reed JE, Woodcock T, et al
How to attribute causality in quality improvement: lessons from epidemiology

Publication history

  • Received March 29, 2017
  • Revised June 23, 2017
  • Accepted July 21, 2017
  • First published August 2, 2017.
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October 17, 2017

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