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Journal Article

Prevalence and severity of patient harm in a sample of UK-hospitalised children detected by the Paediatric Trigger Tool.

Chapman SM, Fitzsimons J, Davey N, et al. BMJ open. 2014;4:e005066.

Using a novel trigger tool to identify adverse events for hospitalized children, this retrospective chart review found that 14% of patients experienced at least one adverse event. A recent AHRQ WebM&M commentary discusses the emergence of trigger tools as a patient safety measure.