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Measurement and monitoring patient safety in prehospital care: a systematic review.

O’Connor P, O’malley R, Oglesby A-M, et al. Int J Health Care Qual. 2021;Epub Jan 19.

Patient safety problems can be challenging to detect. This systematic review identified a variety of methods for measuring and monitoring patient safety in prehospital care settings (e.g., emergency medical services, air medical transport). They include surveys, patient record reviews, incident reporting systems, interviews, and checklists.