Is researching adverse events in hospital deaths a good way to describe patient safety in hospitals: a retrospective patient record review study.
Baines RJ, Langelaan M, de Bruijne MC, Wagner C. BMJ Open. 2015;5:e007380.
Comparing adverse event reports from patients who died in the hospital versus patients discharged alive, this chart review study found that preventable adverse events were more likely among those who died. The authors suggest that examining deaths alone does not provide a complete picture of the epidemiology of adverse events and recommend review of multiple outcome types.
The role of patient safety culture in the causation of unintended events in hospitals.
Smits M, Wagner C, Spreeuwenberg P, Timmermans DRM, van der Wal G, Groenewegen PP. J Clin Nurs. 2012;21:3392-3401.
Advancing the science of measurement of diagnostic errors in healthcare: the Safer Dx framework.
Singh H, Sittig DF. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:103-110.
Associations between perceived crisis mode work climate and poor information exchange within hospitals.
Patterson ME, Bogart MS, Starr KR. J Hosp Med. 2015;10:152-159.
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Heideveld-Chevalking AJ, Calsbeek H, Damen J, Gooszen H, Wolff AP. Patient Saf Surg. 2014;8:46.