Serious Reportable Events.
Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.
Incident reporting systems are an important method for capturing, analyzing, and learning about a broad range of potential safety issues. This Web site provides access to information about serious adverse eventsreported to the Department of Health and Wellness in Nova Scotia related to surgical procedures, product or device use, patient harm, care management, and hospital environment.
International Comparisons: A Focus on Quality of Care.
Ottawa, ON: Canadian Institute for Health Information; January 23, 2014.
ICD-10 codes used to identify adverse drug events in administrative data: a systematic review.
Hohl CM, Karpov A, Reddekopp L, Stausberg J. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21:547-557.
Adverse Events in Hospitals: Medicare's Responses to Alleged Serious Events.
Levinson DR. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General; October 2011. Report No. OEI-01-08-00590.
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Double checking the administration of medicines: what is the evidence? A systematic review.
Alsulami Z, Conroy S, Choonara I. Arch Dis Child. 2012;97:833-837.