Safety climate and medical errors in 62 US emergency departments Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Medical Errors
  • Patient Safety

abstract

  • Among the 3 ED conditions studied, medical errors are relatively common, and one third of adverse events are preventable. Improved ED safety climate may increase the likelihood that near misses are intercepted.

publication date

  • November 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2012.02.018

PubMed ID

  • 23089089

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 555

end page

  • 563.e20

volume

  • 60

number

  • 5