The Top Patient Safety Strategies That Can Be Encouraged for Adoption Now

Published in: Annals of Internal Medicine, v. 158, no. 5, part 2, suppl, Mar. 2013, p. 365-368, W-175

Posted on on March 01, 2013

by Paul G. Shekelle, Peter J. Pronovost, Robert M. Wachter, Kathryn M. McDonald, Karen Schoelles, Sydney Dy, Kaveh G. Shojania, James T. Reston, Alyce S. Adams, Peter B. Angood, et al.

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This paper describes the first phase of a three-phase effort to conduct an evidence-based assessment of patient safety strategies. The paper describes a framework for reviewing existing studies and prospectively evaluating new studies of the implementation of patient safety practices.

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