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Healthy life-years lost and excess bed-days due to 6 patient safety incidents: Empirical evidence from English hospitals.

Abstract:

Background

There is little satisfactory evidence on the harm of safety incidents to patients, in terms of lost potential health and lifeyears.

Objective

To estimate the healthy life-years (HLYs) lost due to 6 incidents in English hospitals between the years 2005/2006 and 2009/2010, to compare burden across incidents, and estimate excess bed-days.

Research Design

The study used cross-sectional analysis of the medical records of all inpatients treate...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Journal:
Medical Care More from this journal
Volume:
55
Issue:
2
Pages:
125-130
Publication date:
2017-02-01
Acceptance date:
2016-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-1948
ISSN:
0025-7079
Language:
English
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pubs:653716
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uuid:69fd9b51-3fa8-4da2-9f7f-5914d76a9546
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pubs:653716
Source identifiers:
653716
Deposit date:
2017-06-02

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