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The impact of a standardized incident reporting system in the perioperative setting: a single center experience on 2,563 'near-misses' and adverse events.

Heideveld-Chevalking AJ, Calsbeek H, Damen J, et al. The impact of a standardized incident reporting system in the perioperative setting: a single center experience on 2,563 'near-misses' and adverse events. Patient Saf Surg. 2014;8(1):46. doi:10.1186/s13037-014-0046-1.

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February 25, 2015
Heideveld-Chevalking AJ, Calsbeek H, Damen J, et al. Patient Saf Surg. 2014;8(1):46.

This study analyzed voluntarily reported safety incidents in the perioperative setting at a Dutch university hospital. Over 3 years, a total of 2563 incidents were reported—roughly half were adverse events and half were near misses. Similar to other studies, the majority of reporters were nurses.

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Heideveld-Chevalking AJ, Calsbeek H, Damen J, et al. The impact of a standardized incident reporting system in the perioperative setting: a single center experience on 2,563 'near-misses' and adverse events. Patient Saf Surg. 2014;8(1):46. doi:10.1186/s13037-014-0046-1.