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Potential medical adverse events associated with death: a forensic pathology perspective.

Sakai K, Takatsu A, Shigeta A, et al. Potential medical adverse events associated with death: a forensic pathology perspective. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2009;22(1). doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzp058.

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January 6, 2010
Sakai K, Takatsu A, Shigeta A, et al. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2009;22(1).

Nearly 9% of autopsies in this Japanese study revealed a potentially preventable adverse event, most commonly a diagnostic error.

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Sakai K, Takatsu A, Shigeta A, et al. Potential medical adverse events associated with death: a forensic pathology perspective. International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 2009;22(1). doi:10.1093/intqhc/mzp058.