The impact of a standardized incident reporting system in the perioperative setting: a single center experience on 2,563 'near-misses' and adverse events.
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This study analyzed voluntarily reported safety incidents in the perioperative setting at a Dutch university hospital. Over 3 years, a total of 2563 incidents were reported—roughly half were adverse events and half were near misses. Similar to other studies, the majority of reporters were nurses.
Potentially inappropriate medications in a large cohort of patients in geriatric units: association with clinical and functional characteristics.
Fromm MF, Maas R, Tümena T, Gaßmann KG. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2013;69:975-984.
Surgical adverse events: a systematic review.
Anderson O, Davis R, Hanna GB, Vincent CA. Am J Surg. 2013;206:253-262.
The challenges in monitoring and preventing patient safety incidents for people with intellectual disabilities in NHS acute hospitals: evidence from a mixed-methods study.
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