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Journal Article > Study
Incidence of adverse events related to health care in Spain: results of the Spanish National Study of Adverse Events.
Aranaz-Andrés JM, Aibar-Remón C, Vitaller-Murillo J, et al. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2008;62:1022-1029.
This retrospective cohort study analyzed inpatient cases associated with adverse events (AEs) and found that the most frequent events were related to medications, hospital infections, and technical problems during a procedure. The authors point out that their AE rates mirror those described in Canada and Australia but are higher than those reported in the highly regarded Harvard Medical Practice Study.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH, The Transformation of Patient Safety at the VA, September 2006
Five years after the landmark Crossing the Quality Chasm report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the quality and safety of health care in the United States remains far from ideal.(1) It is easy to feel pessimistic. Can health care organizations really...
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Marc J. Shapiro, MD; February 2004
Trusting an incorrectly labeled chest x-ray over physical exam findings, a resident places a chest tube for pneumothorax in the wrong side.