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Table 1 Quality care process metrics and indicators [19]

From: Development of nursing quality care process metrics and indicators for intellectual disability services: a literature review and modified Delphi consensus study

Quality Care Process MetricQuality Care Process Indicator
A quantifiable measure that captures quality in terms of how (or to what extent) nursing care is being performed in relation to an agreed standard.A quantifiable measure that captures what nurses are doing to provide that care in relation to a specific tool or method.