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The Irish National Adverse Events Study (INAES): the frequency and nature of adverse events in Irish hospitals—a retrospective record review study.

Rafter N, Hickey A, Conroy RM, et al. The Irish National Adverse Events Study (INAES): the frequency and nature of adverse events in Irish hospitals-a retrospective record review study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(2):111-119. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004828.

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February 8, 2017
Rafter N, Hickey A, Conroy RM, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(2):111-119.

In this retrospective study, researchers sought to understand the frequency of adverse events across Irish hospitals in the context of recent financial constraints. Review of 1574 records from inpatient admissions revealed that adverse events occurred in approximately 12% of cases and contributed to significantly increased costs.

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Rafter N, Hickey A, Conroy RM, et al. The Irish National Adverse Events Study (INAES): the frequency and nature of adverse events in Irish hospitals-a retrospective record review study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26(2):111-119. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004828.

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