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Building global capacity for patient safety: a training program for surgical safety research in developing and transitional countries.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Recent studies show a significant rate of adverse events in hospitalized patients in developing/transitional countries--with approximately 18% of them related to surgical procedures. Understanding and preventing these errors requires adequate training in patient safety research methods--however, relevant training programs are currently lacking. We developed, delivered and evaluated a training program to address this gap. METHODS: A one-day training program was developed based on ...

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10.1016/j.ijsu.2012.07.005

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Wheelock, A More by this author
Gaitán-Duarte, H More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of surgery (London, England)
Volume:
10
Issue:
9
Pages:
493-499
Publication date:
2012
DOI:
EISSN:
1743-9159
ISSN:
1743-9191
URN:
uuid:ff3a0386-5465-433e-b1ae-f78ede99582d
Source identifiers:
450404
Local pid:
pubs:450404

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