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Patient Safety and Quality Improvement; Final Rule.
US Department of Health and Human Services; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Federal Register. November 21, 2008;73:70731-70814.
National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
American College of Surgeons.
Measurement for improvement: a survey of current practice in Australian public hospitals.
Brand CA, Tropea J, Ibrahim JE, et al. Med J Aust. 2008;189:35-40.
New patient safety organizations lower roadblocks to medical error reporting.
Clancy CM. Am J Med Qual. 2008;23:318-321.
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