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Patient safety in complementary medicine through the application of clinical risk management in the public health system.

Rossi EG, Bellandi T, Picchi M, et al. Patient Safety in Complementary Medicine through the Application of Clinical Risk Management in the Public Health System. Medicines (Basel). 2017;4(4). doi:10.3390/medicines4040093.

January 24, 2018
Rossi EG, Bellandi T, Picchi M, et al. Medicines (Basel). 2017;4(4).

Failure mode and effect analysis is a process used to prospectively identify error risk within a particular process. This study describes the application of failure mode and effect analysis to better understand the patient safety hazards associated with the practice of complementary medicine, including acupuncture and homeopathy.