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Journal Article
Study

Is detection of adverse events affected by record review methodology? An evaluation of the "Harvard Medical Practice Study" method and the "Global Trigger Tool."

Unbeck M, Schildmeijer K, Henriksson P, et al. Patient safety in surgery. 2013;7:10.

This comparison of two different methodologies for retrospectively detecting safety events found that the methodology used in the Harvard Medical Practice Study was more accurate than that used in the Global Trigger Tool.