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Journal Article

Incidents during out-of-hospital patient transportation.

Flabouris A, Runciman WB, Levings B. Anaesthesia and intensive care. 2006;34:228-36.

The authors analyzed adverse events that occurred during out-of-hospital patient transfer. They found that 91% of reported failures were preventable and conclude that incident monitoring is an effective tool for safety improvement.