COVID-19 Impact

You may see some delays in posting new content due to COVID-19. If you have any questions, please submit a message to PSNet Support.
 

PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Patterns of unexpected in-hospital deaths: a root cause analysis.

Lynn LA, Curry P. Patient safety in surgery. 2011;5:3.

This literature review concluded that the history and scientific basis for threshold alarms are quite arbitrary, and new methods and technologies are needed to identify actual patterns of evolving death.