In order improve the qualities of diagnosis and treatment for respiratory diseases, Shanghai Clinical Quality Control Center for Respiratory Diseases (SQCRD) was set up in 2004. SQCRD was enpowered to make guideline, held training course and inspect the clinical work for respiratory diseases in 58 hospitals in Shanghai, and serves as a platform to improve the qualities for diagnosis and treatment of chronic airway diseases. To improve qualities of diagnosis and treatment for asthma and COPD based on the guidelines of Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases (GOLD ) in Shanghai.
In a time period of two years, a multi-stage quality control of diagnosis and treatment for asthma and COPD based on the guidelines of GINA and GOLD were implemented by SQCRD. It comprised of training clinical doctors and supervising the quality of clinical work for asthma and COPD. The outcomes before and after the quality control were compared with SPSS software.
During the last two years, the quality of case histories was improved in all involved hospitals. The results of clinical practice for diagnosis and treatment for asthma and COPD based on the guidelines of GINA and GOLD were improved after the training. However, the scores of examination for testing the guidelines of GINA and GOLD decreased after one year's training.
The qualities of diagnosis and treatment for asthma and COPD based on the guidelines of GINA and GOLD were improved by SQCRD in Shanghai. Quality control of diagnosis and treatment for respiratory diseases with inspection could be very powerful management of clinical practice.
This clinical qualities control center for respiratory diseases will not only be useful for airway diseases, but also practible to all respiratory diseases.
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