Patient safety in external beam radiotherapy—guidelines on risk assessment and analysis of adverse error-events and near misses: introducing the ACCIRAD project.
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This survey study found that safety practices for managing external beam radiotherapy vary among European countries. As with other safety concerns, adverse events are under-reported to voluntary reporting systems and root cause analysis of such incidents does not routinely occur. These results have clear implications for designing the planned intervention to improve the safety of external beam radiotherapy.
Seven hundred and fifty-nine (759) chances to learn: a 3-year pilot project to analyse transfusion-related near-miss events in the Republic of Ireland.
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French national survey of inpatient adverse events prospectively assessed with ward staff.
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ISMP medication error report analysis.
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