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Cardiac surgery errors: results from the UK National Reporting and Learning System.

Martinez EA; Shore A; Colantuoni E; Herzer K; Thompson DA; Gurses AP; Marsteller JA; Bauer L; Goeschel CA; Cleary K; Pronovost PJ; Pham JC.

This study found that reducing errors associated with medical devices/equipment in the operating room (OR) was a key opportunity for error prevention, whereas medication safety was a focus for prevention outside the OR.