Journal Article

Prevalence and severity of patient harm in a sample of UK-hospitalised children detected by the Paediatric Trigger Tool.

Chapman SM; Fitzsimons J; Davey N; Lachman P.

Using a novel trigger tool to identify adverse events for hospitalized children, this retrospective chart review found that 14% of patients experienced at least one adverse event. A recent AHRQ WebM&M commentary discusses the emergence of trigger tools as a patient safety measure.