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Patients' reports of adverse events: a data linkage study of Australian adults aged 45 years and over.

Walton MM, Harrison R, Kelly P, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2017;26:743-750.

This study elicited patients' reports of adverse events during hospitalization. Researchers found that 7% of hospitalized patients reported experiencing an adverse event and, consistent with prior studies, patients contributed unique contextual data to adverse event reporting.