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

Yardley IE, Carson-Stevens A, Donaldson LJ. Serious incidents after death: content analysis of incidents reported to a national database. J R Soc Med. 2017;111(2). doi:10.1177/0141076817744561.

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May 16, 2018
Yardley IE, Carson-Stevens A, Donaldson LJ. J R Soc Med. 2017;111(2).

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.

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Yardley IE, Carson-Stevens A, Donaldson LJ. Serious incidents after death: content analysis of incidents reported to a national database. J R Soc Med. 2017;111(2). doi:10.1177/0141076817744561.