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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

Intentionally harmful violations and patient safety: the example of Harold Shipman.

Baker R, Hurwitz B. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2009;102:223-7.

This article uses the case of Harold Shipman, a British physician and serial killer, to illustrate how a patient safety framework can be used to identify both unintentional and deliberate harm.