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Patient safety vulnerabilities for children with intellectual disability in hospital: a systematic review and narrative synthesis.

Mimmo L, Harrison R, Hinchcliff R. Patient safety vulnerabilities for children with intellectual disability in hospital: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Paediatr Open. 2018;2(1):e000201. doi:10.1136/bmjpo-2017-000201.

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April 25, 2018
Mimmo L, Harrison R, Hinchcliff R. BMJ Paediatr Open. 2018;2(1):e000201.

Patients with intellectual disabilities face numerous safety threats, often related to poor communication. In keeping with prior research, this systematic review suggests that children with intellectual disabilities may experience poor-quality care and are at increased risk for adverse events.