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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

Applying trigger tools to detect adverse events associated with outpatient surgery.

Rosen AK, Mull HJ, Kaafarani H, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2011;7:45-59.

This study demonstrated the utility of trigger tools to detect adverse events related to outpatient surgery. Venous thromboembolic events and emergency department triggers appeared the most promising to identify and drive improvements.