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Measuring hospital adverse events: assessing inter-rater reliability and trigger performance of the Global Trigger Tool.

Naessens JM, O'Byrne TJ, Johnson MG, Vansuch MB, McGlone CM, Huddleston JM. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2010;22.

In this study of randomly selected inpatients at three hospitals, the Global Trigger Tool (developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement) appeared to be a reliable method for identifying adverse events.