Journal Article

A systematic review of the unintended consequences of clinical interventions to reduce adverse outcomes.

Manojlovich M, Lee S, Lauseng D. Journal of patient safety. 2016;12:173-179.

Interventions intended to enhance patient safety may have unanticipated consequences. This systematic review found that unintended consequences of patient safety interventions, positive and negative, are common. Researchers recommend that all patient safety interventions should be monitored for these unexpected outcomes.