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Patient-reported safety incidents in older patients with long-term conditions: a large cross-sectional study.

Panagioti M, Blakeman T, Hann M, et al. Patient-reported safety incidents in older patients with long-term conditions: a large cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2017;7(5):e013524. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013524.

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June 14, 2017
Panagioti M, Blakeman T, Hann M, et al. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e013524.

Ambulatory patients with chronic illness are at particular risk for safety concerns. In this survey study, about 10% of patients aged 65 and older with a chronic condition reported experience with a safety concern, including insufficient availability of test result information, unnecessary testing, or receiving the wrong type or dose of medication.

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Panagioti M, Blakeman T, Hann M, et al. Patient-reported safety incidents in older patients with long-term conditions: a large cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2017;7(5):e013524. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013524.