TITLE

Significant Events

AUTHOR(S)
Jewell, David
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
British Journal of General Practice;Jun2011, Vol. 61 Issue 587, p403
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author shares his views about the bureaucratic process that a general physician should undergo to document, discuss and report a Significant Event to the Primary Care Trust (PCT). He describes his colleagues' response to his effort to discuss the need for recording the side effects of drugs after he discovered that a patient's mild but long-standing anaemia was almost certainly a side effect of treatment with carbamazepine. He also cites the value of annual appraisals in clinical practice.
ACCESSION #
63277101

 

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