A general 5-stage process for determining and using Performance Quality Standards is shown below:
* The term Performance Quality Assessment, PQA, has frequently been used to indicate an assessment of a facility against a range of performance criteria. For ease of clarity, and to avoid over using the term 'performance quality', the use of the word assessment is taken to mean the same thing.
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