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Journal Article
Study

Strengths and weaknesses of working with the Global Trigger Tool method for retrospective record review: focus group interviews with team members.

Schildmeijer K, Nilsson L, Perk J, et al. BMJ open. 2013;3:e003131.

Prior studies have found that the Global Trigger Tool has relatively poor interrater reliability for identifying adverse events. This qualitative study explored how teams of reviewers adapted the tool over time to increase reliability and utility of the tool.