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Journal Article > Study
An analysis of adverse events in the rehabilitation department: using the Veterans Affairs root cause analysis system.
Hagley GW, Mills PD, Shiner B, Hemphill RR. Phys Ther. 2018;98:223-230.
This analysis of the Veterans Health Administration root cause analysis database identified adverse events that occurred during rehabilitation services, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech and language therapy. Rehabilitation-related adverse events were extremely rare. The most common incidents were falls and delayed response to clinical deterioration.
Journal Article > Commentary
Scheirton LS, Mu K, Lohman H, Cochran TM. Med Health Care Philos. 2007;10;301-311.
The authors present six case studies of failures in occupational and physical therapy and analyze the ethical issues involved in each case.