Nyttige ressurser og litteratur om statistisk prosesskontroll

Publisert 26/05/2021 Oppdatert 07/07/2021


  • Lloyd, Robert C. (2019). Quality Health Care: A Guide to Developing and Using Indicators. (2nd ed.). Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Provost, L.P. og Murray, S.K. (2011). The healthcaredata guide: Learning from data for improvement. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco.
  • Carey, R.G. (2003). Improving health care with control charts: Basic and advanced SPC methods and case studies. ASQ Quality Press: Wisconsin.
  • Nyen, Bjørnar (2009): Forbedringsarbeid og Statistisk Prosesskontroll (SPC). Nasjonalt kunnskapssenter for helsetjenesten.


Berwick DM. Controlling variation in health care: a consultation from Walter Shewhart. Med Care. 1991 Dec;29(12):1212-25. doi: 10.1097/00005650-199112000-00004. PMID: 1745079.

Benneyan JC, Lloyd RC, Plsek PE. Statistical process control as a tool for research and healthcare improvement. Qual Saf Health Care. 2003;12(6):458-464. doi:10.1136/qhc.12.6.458

Baker AW, Haridy S, Salem J, Ilieş I, Ergai AO, Samareh A, Andrianas N, Benneyan JC, Sexton DJ, Anderson DJ. Performance of statistical process control methods for regional surgical site infection surveillance: a 10-year multicentre pilot study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Aug;27(8):600-610. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2017-006474. Epub 2017 Nov 24. PMID: 29175853; PMCID: PMC5967987. 

Diaz M, Neuhauser D. Pasteur and parachutes: when statistical process control is better than a randomized controlled trial. Qual Saf Health Care. 2005;14:140–143. doi: 10.1136/qshc.2005.013763

Mohammed MA, Cheng KK, Rouse A, Marshall T. Bristol, Shipman, and clinical governance: Shewhart's forgotten lessons. Lancet. 2001 Feb 10;357(9254):463-7. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(00)04019-8. PMID: 11273083

Solberg, L.I., Mosser. G. og McDonald, S. (1997). The three faces of performance measurement: Improvement, accountability, and research. Journal on Quality Improvement, 23(3), 135-147.

Wheeler DS, Giaccone M, Hutchinson N, Haygood M, Demmel K, Britto MT, Margolis PA, Provost LP. An unexpected increase in catheter-associated bloodstream infections at a children's hospital following introduction of the Spiros closed male connector. Am J Infect Control. 2012 Feb;40(1):48-50. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.02.015. Epub 2011 Jul 22. PMID: 21782281. Artikkelen må bestilles

Wheeler, D.J.  Which Chart to Use? Individual Values or Averages? Quality Digest. 2018 December (NB. Må registrere for å få artikkelen tilsendt).

Wheeler, D.J. A History of the Chart for Individual Values The ultimate in homogeneous subgroups. Quality Digest. 2017 July

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