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What can we learn about patient safety from information sources within an acute hospital: a step on the ladder of integrated risk management?

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the utility of data already existing within hospitals for monitoring patient safety. SETTING: An acute hospital in southern England. DESIGN: Mapping of data sources proposed by staff as potentially able to identify patient safety issues followed by an in-depth analysis of the content of seven key sources. Data source analysis: For each data source: scope and depth of content in relation to patient safety, number and type of patient safety incidents identified, degree of ...

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10.1136/qshc.2006.020008

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Quality and safety in health care More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Pages:
209-215
Publication date:
2008-06-01
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EISSN:
1475-3901
ISSN:
1475-3898
Language:
English
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pubs:450548
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uuid:61703867-b8ea-4b47-9f4f-6477df6d38d9
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450548
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2014-02-27

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