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What can we learn about patient safety from information sources within an acute hospital: a step on the ladder of integrated risk management?

Hogan H, Olsen S, Scobie S, et al. Quality & safety in health care. 2008;17:209-15.

This article discusses the strengths and limitations of seven different sources of information on inpatient patient safety incidents. Relying on information from multiple sources is more likely to identify a broader range of incidents and to identify underlying causes.