Journal Article

"Please describe from your point of view a typical case of an error in palliative care": qualitative data from an exploratory cross-sectional survey study among palliative care professionals.

Dietz I, Plog A, Jox RJ, et al. Journal of palliative medicine. 2014;17:331-7.

This survey of palliative care workers in Germany sought to identify common medical errors in this setting. The majority of errors were related to communication, system failures, and medication administration, including opioid overdose.