Patient safety risks associated with telecare: a systematic review and narrative synthesis of the literature.
Guise V, Anderson J, Wiig S. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014;14:588.
Patient safety in the homecare setting has begun to garner increasing attention. This systematic review explored patient safety issues related to the emerging use of telecare to provide remote services for patients at home. Many risks were identified, but the authors conclude more study is needed to understand telecare-related patient safety.
Methods for assessing the preventability of adverse drug events: a systematic review.
Hakkarainen KM, Anderson Sundell K, Petzold M, Hägg S. Drug Saf. 2012;35:105-126.
How should medication errors be defined? Development and test of a definition.
Lisby M, Nielsen LP, Brock B, Mainz J. Scand J Public Health. 2012;40:203-210.
Is computer-assisted telephone triage safe? A prospective surveillance study in walk-in patients with non-life-threatening medical conditions.
Meer A, Gwerder T, Duembgen L, Zumbrunnen N, Zimmermann H. Emerg Med J. 2012;29:124-128.
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