Journal Article
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Applying trigger tools to detect adverse events associated with outpatient surgery.

Rosen AK; Mull HJ; Kaafarani H; Nebeker J; Shimada S; Helwig A; Nordberg B; Long B; Savitz LA; Shanahan CW; Itani K.

This study demonstrated the utility of trigger tools to detect adverse events related to outpatient surgery. Venous thromboembolic events and emergency department triggers appeared the most promising to identify and drive improvements.