Journal Article
Special or Theme Issue

Towards an International Classification for Patient Safety.

Runciman W; Hibbert P; Thomson R; Van Der Schaaf T; Sherman H; Lewalle P; Castro G; The World Alliance For Patient Safety Drafting Group; Fletcher M; The World Alliance for Patient Safety; Hatlie M; Jakob R; Koss R; Lewalle P; Loeb J; Perneger T; Thomson R; Virtanen M.

This set of articles focuses on the World Alliance for Patient Safety initiative to develop an international taxonomy for patient safety and describes how the terms, concepts, and classifications were chosen.