How safe are clinical systems?
Burnett, Susan, Cooke, Matthew, MB ChB, Deelchand, Vashist, Dean Franklin, Bryony, Holmes, A. (Alison), Moorthy, Krishna, Savarit, Emmanuelle, Sujan, Mark-Alexander, Vats, Amit and Vincent, Charles (2010) How safe are clinical systems? London: The Health Foundation..
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Th is study was commissioned by the Health Foundation to examine the extent, type and causes of failures in reliability in different healthcare systems: failures which have the potential to create risk or cause patient harm.
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Clinical medicine -- Research, Clinical medicine -- Decision making, Primary care (Medicine) -- Safety regulations -- Great Britain, Medical care -- Quality control|
|Publisher:||The Health Foundation|
|Place of Publication:||London|
|Number of Pages:||28|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
|Funder:||Health Foundation (Great Britain) (HF)|
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