The Unfinished Patient Safety Agenda
Aiken LH. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July/August 2005.
The goal set by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1999 to reduce medical errors by half within 5 years has not been achieved. Opinion polls of consumers and health professionals show that concerns about patient safety remain high. Yet only 16% of hospital...
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Keeping Patients Safe: Transforming the Work Environment of Nurses.
Committee on the Work Environment for Nurses and Patient Safety, Board on Health Care Services, Page A, ed. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2004.
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Right Patient, Wrong Sample
Astion M. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2006.
Improving nurse-to-patient staffing ratios as a cost-effective safety intervention.
Rothberg MB, Abraham I, Lindenauer PK, Rose DN. Med Care. 2005;43:785-791.
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