Journal Article

Chronic kidney disease adversely influences patient safety.

Seliger SL, Zhan M, Hsu VD, et al. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN. 2008;19:2414-9.

This study found that patients with chronic kidney disease experienced more hospital adverse events as measured by AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs). Similar to past research, the findings highlight the potential for specific preventive strategies that may benefit this patient population.