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Patients who had a stroke while already hospitalized experienced significant delays in diagnosis and treatment compared to patients presenting to the emergency department. The challenge of detecting and managing acute stroke is discussed in an AHRQ WebM&M commentary.
Most adverse events at hospitals still go unreported.
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The cost of poor blood specimen quality and errors in preanalytical processes.
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Medication-related emergency department visits and hospital admissions in pediatric patients: a qualitative systematic review.
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