Volume 9 - January 1994

It is about time that wo understand the need for Medical Audit: By introducing audi t to different departments in our hospitals we can look into our work and scrutinise them and try to modify them to imporve ourselves. Medical Audit is now seen throughout the world as a necessary requirement to improve the health care. Pressures from public has been instrumental in creating present environment in Medical Audit. In Bangladesh we are not yet auditing most of our departments and hospitals. 1 feel there is great need for introduction of audit into our departments.

Orthopaedic Audit will lead to improvements in the quality of care through the setting of standards by reviewing our work and Implementing the changes that may be needed. Audit educates us through fuller understanding of the patients and providers.