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Journal Article

Serious incidents after death: content analysis of incidents reported to a national database.

Yardley IE, Carson-Stevens A, Donaldson LJ. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2017;111.

Investigators analyzed 132 incident reports from the Strategic Executive Information System database in England regarding errors in the postmortem management of patients. They conclude that there is significant opportunity to improve the safety of mortuary care.