Patient safety incidents associated with obesity: a review of reports to NPSA

August 29, 2011

Source: National electronic Library for Medicines

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Date of publication:25 July 2011

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: this summary looks at the care provision of patients who are obese, especially the area of patient safety incidents.  The authors looked for a link between the safety incidents and obesity and then looked at ways of reducing these.

Length of publication:  8 pages

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