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Journal Article
Review

The safety of emergency medicine.

Ramlakhan S, Qayyum H, Burke D, et al. Emergency medicine journal : EMJ. 2016;33:293-9.

Emergency medicine is considered a high-risk environment, but little research exists to confirm this assumption. This review explores the unique challenges to patient safety in emergency care, weaknesses in the evidence base, and interventions that show promise for reducing errors in this setting.