Journal Article
Study

Validity of selected patient safety indicators: opportunities and concerns.

Kaafarani HMA, Borzecki AM, Itani KMF, et al. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2010;212.

This study examined the predictive value of three AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators intended to detect postoperative adverse events and found that these indicators were not accurate enough to be used as quality measures.