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Aligning patient safety and stewardship: a harm reduction strategy for children.

Schefft M, Noda A, Godbout E. Aligning patient safety and stewardship: a harm reduction strategy for children. Curr Treat Options Pediatr. 2021;7(3):138-151. doi: 10.1007/s40746-021-00227-6

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December 22, 2021
Schefft M, Noda A, Godbout E. Curr Treat Options Pediatr. 2021;7(3):138-151.

Overuse of medical care represents a significant patient safety challenge. This review discusses the impacts of healthcare overuse and unnecessary care on patient safety, including contributions to avoidable adverse events, increasing risks for healthcare-acquired infections, and adverse psychological outcomes.

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Schefft M, Noda A, Godbout E. Aligning patient safety and stewardship: a harm reduction strategy for children. Curr Treat Options Pediatr. 2021;7(3):138-151. doi: 10.1007/s40746-021-00227-6