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Register-based research of adverse events revealing incomplete records threatening patient safety.

Kinnunen U-M, Kivekäs E, Palojoki S, et al. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2020;270:771-775.

This retrospective review of patient incident reports in Finland found that nearly half of the 82,353 incidents occurring between 2007 and 2016 result from inadequate, missing, or incorrect documentation, underscoring the need for standardized documentation platforms and care processes.