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Adverse event and error of unexpected life-threatening events within 24h of emergency department admission.

Zhang E, Hung S-C, Wu C-H, et al. Adverse event and error of unexpected life-threatening events within 24hours of ED admission. Am J Emerg Med. 2017;35(3):479-483. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2016.11.062.

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January 25, 2017
Zhang E, Hung S-C, Wu C-H, et al. Am J Emerg Med. 2017;35:479-483.

Trigger tools are frequently utilized to identify adverse events. The authors of this prospective study suggest that unexpected life-threatening events that occur within 24 hours of admission from the emergency department may be a useful trigger tool.

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Zhang E, Hung S-C, Wu C-H, et al. Adverse event and error of unexpected life-threatening events within 24hours of ED admission. Am J Emerg Med. 2017;35(3):479-483. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2016.11.062.