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Journal Article > Study
Enhance patient safety by identifying and minimizing risk exposures affecting nurse practitioner practice.
Leigh J, Flynn J. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2013;33:27-35.
This study analyzed 200 closed malpractice claims filed against nurse practitioners and found that most of the claims involved missed or delayed diagnoses.
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Elizabeth A. Howell, MD, MPP; Mark R. Chassin, MD, MPP, MPH; May 2006
A woman with a fractured right foot receives spinal anesthesia and nearly has surgery for trimalleolar fracture and dislocation of the left ankle. Only immediately prior to surgery did the team realize that the x-ray was not hers.