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Unformatted text preview: could lead to inappropriate clinical decision-making. Recently, statistical process control charts have been advocated for use in chronic disease monitoring. For example, the figure below represents an X-chart, showing daily systolic blood pressure (mmHg) readings for a hypertensive patient. The horizontal upper and lower dotted lines represent the upper and lower three-sigma control limits, respectively. The middle dotted horizontal line is the mean. Day 6 shows evidence of low-special cause variation. Tennant R., Mohammed M., J., & Martin, U. . (2007). Monitoring patients using control charts: a systematic review . Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2/21/16. http://intqhc.oxfordjournals.org/content/19/4/187....
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- Spring '13
- Control Chart, blood glucose, Blood sugar