The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Psychiatric patients are vulnerable to particular safety hazards. This news article reports on unintended consequences associated with a strategy to help patients adapt to being discharged home by providing passes for them to adjust to independent living.