Source: BMJ Volume 342, d3447
Date of publication: June 2011
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: While patient safety is on the forefront of health care worldwide there are still a high number of preventable adverse incidents causing patient harm. This article looks at four challenges to patient safety and the implementation of interventions – visibility; ambiguity; complexity and autonomy.
Length of publication: 1 web page
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Acknowledgements: NELM News service