TITLE

Patients view errors more broadly than clinicians

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on a study in the "Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety" which showed that patients have a much wider definition of medical errors than clinicians.
ACCESSION #
24884763

 

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