Journal Article

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

Walton MM; Harrison R; Kelly P; Smith-Merry J; Manias E; Jorm C; Iedema R.

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.