sábado, 6 de diciembre de 2014

AHRQ Patient Safety Network: Medical errors in neurosurgery.

AHRQ Patient Safety Network

AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Medical errors in neurosurgery.

Rolston JD, Zygourakis CC, Han SJ, Lau CY, Berger MS, Parsa AT. Surg Neurol Int. 2014;5(suppl 10):S435-S440.

This study reviewed the literature describing medical errors in neurosurgery. Only one-quarter of errors were attributable to technical faults, highlighting the importance of systems-based solutions. The authors make recommendations to augment research in neurosurgical medical errors.

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