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Journal Article

Adverse events in healthcare: learning from mistakes.

Rafter N, Hickey A, Condell S, et al. QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians. 2015;108:273-7.

This review discusses chart reviews, trigger tools, and voluntary reporting as approaches to monitor adverse events and explores how lack of a standard method to collect and analyze data can hinder progress in determining trends and learning from reported information.