• Stephen J. Duckett
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 31)


An important class of operations research problems is concerned with identifying deviations from previously determined standards or isolating changes in quality. These problems are not so much concerned with what decision to make but rather with determining what or how much information should be collected, and how the information should be analysed and presented.


Control Chart Control Limit Control Situation Quality Control System Statistical Quality Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen J. Duckett
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  1. 1.Health Department VictoriaMelbourneAustralia

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