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Journal Article

The morbidity and mortality conference in PICUs in the United States: a national survey.

Cifra CL, Bembea MM, Fackler JC, et al. Critical care medicine. 2014;42:2252-7.

Similar to prior research in internal medicine and surgical programs, this survey study found that structure and processes of morbidity and mortality (M&M) conferences in pediatric intensive care units varied widely. Moreover, there was substantial disagreement between respondents, making it unclear whether the M&M conferences actually conform to key elements of medical incident analysis.