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The Incidence and Severity of Adverse Events Affecting Patients after Discharge from the Hospital
Context Research on patient safety has focused on adverse events in hospitalized patients. Adverse events following hospitalization have received little attention. Contribution Among 400 consecutiveExpand
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Review Paper: Detecting Adverse Events Using Information Technology
We review methodologies of detecting adverse events using information technology, reports of studies that used these techniques to detect adverse events and study results for specific types of adverse events. Expand
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Detecting adverse events for patient safety research: a review of current methodologies
This paper reviews the current methodologies for detection of adverse events and discusses their relative advantages and limitations. Expand
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Adverse drug events occurring following hospital discharge
OBJECTIVE: To describe the incidence of adverse drug events (ADEs), preventable ADEs, and ameliorable ADEs occurring after hospital discharge and their associated risk factors.DESIGN: ProspectiveExpand
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Hospital Workload and Adverse Events
Context:Hospitals are under pressure to increase revenue and lower costs, and at the same time, they face dramatic variation in clinical demand. Objective:We sought to determine the relationshipExpand
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Comparative Effectiveness of Sulfonylurea and Metformin Monotherapy on Cardiovascular Events in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
BACKGROUND The effects of sulfonylureas and metformin on outcomes of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in type 2 diabetes are not well-characterized. OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of sulfonylureasExpand
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"I wish I had seen this test result earlier!": Dissatisfaction with test result management systems in primary care.
BACKGROUND Failure to review and follow up on outpatient test results in a timely manner represents a patient safety and malpractice concern. Therefore, we sought to identify problems in current testExpand
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Cancer risk assessment: quality and impact of the family history interview.
BACKGROUND Identification of individuals at high risk for colon and breast cancer requires an adequate family history assessment and can influence cancer screening and genetic testing decisions.Expand
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Physician satisfaction with two order entry systems.
OBJECTIVES In the wake of the Institute of Medicine report, To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System (LT Kohn, JM Corrigan, MS Donaldson, eds; Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1999),Expand
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Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids and breast cancer risk in Chinese women: A prospective cohort study
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Controversy exists regarding the role of dietary fat in breast cancer etiology. We investigated the association of dietary polyunsaturated fattyExpand
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