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Hada A, Coyer F. Nurs Health Sci. 2021;23:337-351.
… from one nursing shift to the next requires complete and accurate communication between nurses. This review aimed … improved patient outcomes (i.e., patient falls, pressure injuries, medication administration errors). Interventions … with improved inpatient outcomes-Falls, pressure injuries and medication administration errors: An integrative …
Zhan C, Miller MR. JAMA. 2003;290:1868-74.
… JAMA … Using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Indicators , this study identified medial injuries from more than 7.4 million hospital discharge … charges, and mortality due to 18 specific types of medical injuries analyzed in nearly 1000 hospitals across the …
Shen Q, Lu D, Schelin MEC, et al. BMJ. 2016;354:i4218.
… care requires coordination across multiple disciplines and the use of high-risk medications . This Swedish study … events during the 2 weeks prior to a diagnosis of cancer and for a short time afterward. It is likely that these … patients were more likely to experience other types of injuries as well, corroborating prior studies that have found …
Thomas EJ; Studdert DM; Newhouse JP; Zbar BI; Howard KM; Williams EJ; Brennan TA
… detailed account of the study population, the types and frequency of adverse events, and the associated health care, lost wages, and lost household production costs. The authors emphasize …

Sentinel Event Alert. September 28, 2015;(55):1-5.

… hospital are common, particularly among elderly patients , and falls resulting in serious injury or death are considered … 465 such cases reported to The Joint Commission since 2009 and acknowledges that preventing falls is difficult and complex. The Joint Commission recommends several …
Ahlberg E-L, Elfström J, Borgstedt MR, et al. J Patient Saf. 2020;16:264-268.
… Incident reporting systems and root cause analyses are the primary mechanisms by which … causes, and actions taken to prevent recurrence of injuries were similar across three severity levels (injuries leading to deaths, permanent harm, or temporary …
Meurer JR, Yang H, Guse CE, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15:202-7.
… applied new screening criteria to capture health care injuries that occurred before hospitalization, in addition to … discharges from 134 hospitals. The overall rate of medical injuries was 3.4%, with the most frequent areas for improvement around medications, procedures, and devices. The authors suggest that use of the WMIPP …