African primary care research : quality improvement cycles
CITATION: Van Deventer, C. & Mash, B. 2014. African primary care research: Quality improvement cycles. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, 6(1): 1-7, doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v6i1.598.
The original publication is available at http://www.phcfm.org
Improving the quality of clinical care and translating evidence into clinical practice is commonly a focus of primary care research. This article is part of a series on primary care research and outlines an approach to performing a quality improvement cycle as part of a research assignment at a Masters level. The article aims to help researchers design their quality improvement cycle and write their research project proposal.