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Kalisch BJ, McLaughlin M, Dabney BW. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:161-167.
Missed nursing care (failure to perform required patient care elements) is surprisingly common. This qualitative study found that patients were able to reliably identify episodes of missed nursing care and their perceptions correlated with nurses' opinions.
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George R. Thompson III, MD, and Abraham Verghese, MD; August 2006
A man with paraplegia was admitted to the hospital, but the admitting physician, night float resident, and daytime team all "deferred" examination of the genital area. The patient was later discovered to have life-threatening necrotizing fasciitis of this area.