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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Patient safety and quality improvement: reducing risk of harm.

Leonard MS. Pediatrics in review. 2015;36:448-56; quiz 457-8.

The ambulatory care environment presents a range of challenges to patient safety. This review explores medical errors in ambulatory pediatric care and reviews strategies to improve safety in this setting, including structured communication tools and analysis of failures to develop safer systems.