Journal Article

Patient-reported safety incidents in older patients with long-term conditions: a large cross-sectional study.

Panagioti M; Blakeman T; Hann M; Bower P.

Ambulatory patients with chronic illness are at particular risk for safety concerns. In this survey study, about 10% of patients aged 65 and older with a chronic condition reported experience with a safety concern, including insufficient availability of test result information, unnecessary testing, or receiving the wrong type or dose of medication.