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