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Journal Article

Adverse events in hospitals: the patient's point of view.

Guijarro M, Andrés JMA, Mira JJ, et al. Quality & safety in health care. 2010;19:144-7.

This systematic review evaluates the published literature on patients' perceptions of safety in hospitals, the ability of patients to detect adverse events, and their views on error disclosure. A Patient Safety Primer discusses these and other aspects of the role of patients in safety efforts.