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The morbidity and mortality conference in pediatric intensive care as a means for improving patient safety.

Frey B, Doell C, Klauwer D, et al. The Morbidity and Mortality Conference in Pediatric Intensive Care as a Means for Improving Patient Safety. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(1):67-72. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000550.

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November 11, 2015
Frey B, Doell C, Klauwer D, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17:67-72.

Interdisciplinary morbidity and mortality conferences were an effective way to identify system failures contributing to medical errors, in this report from a children's hospital in Switzerland. The study analyzed 48 morbidity and mortality conferences over a 5-year period and gives examples of the 34 system improvements that were put into place as a result.

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Frey B, Doell C, Klauwer D, et al. The Morbidity and Mortality Conference in Pediatric Intensive Care as a Means for Improving Patient Safety. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(1):67-72. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000550.