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Adverse events in patients in home healthcare: a retrospective record review using trigger tool methodology.

Schildmeijer KGI; Unbeck M; Ekstedt M; Lindblad M; Nilsson L.

In this study, researchers used trigger tools to identify adverse events among patients receiving home health care. They found that adverse events occurred frequently, were mostly preventable, and often led to patient harm in the form of extra health care resource utilization.