Source: International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance Vol 28 Iss 8 p699-707
Date of publication: December 2010
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: A literature review to increase understanding of healthcare checking procedures. Checking procedures are carried out many times during a patient’s stay in hospital. These procedures are both written (official guidance) and unwritten practices. The author states that more thorough checking in specific errors e.g. bedside checking, could prevent adverse events.
Length of publication: 8 pages
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