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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

"That was a close call": endorsing a broad definition of near misses in health care.

Marks CM, Kasda E, Paine L, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2013;39:475-9.

This commentary advocates for adopting a broad definition of close calls and reveals one hospital's application of this strategy to identify areas requiring improvement.