TITLE

Adverse events and patient safety in Canadian health care

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p353
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on a study led by A. J. Forster which assessed the incidence of adverse events (AEs) in Canadian health care, focusing on the adverse events which occur after discharge from hospital. Description of AEs; Implication of the study for transition from hospital-based care to community-based care; Use of the results of the study for improving performance in medical systems.
ACCESSION #
12018465

 

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