Journal Article

Effect of patient safety strategies on the incidence of adverse events.

Sierra AF, del Aguila del MR, Espigares JLN, et al. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice. 2014;20:184-90.

This study found that adverse event rates in a Spanish hospital increased following the introduction of various patient safety initiatives. This finding is likely due to enhanced awareness leading to more event recording, rather than a result of diminished care quality.