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Systematic review of the application of the plan-do-study-act method to improve quality in healthcare.

Taylor MJ, McNicholas C, Nicolay C, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2014;23:290-8.

This systematic review of the plan-do-study-act method of quality improvement showed that most studies do not report on the key methodological features of iterative cycles, tests of change, and data use in real time.