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Evidence-based toxicology: a comprehensive framework for causation
This paper identifies deficiencies in some current practices of causation and risk evaluation by toxicologists and formulates an evidence-based solution. The practice of toxicology focuses on adverseExpand
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Wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures in the universal protocol era: analysis of a prospective database of physician self-reported occurrences.
OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency, root cause, and outcome of wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures in the era of the Universal Protocol. DESIGN Analysis of a prospective physician insuranceExpand
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Disclosure and Reporting of Surgical Complications: A Double-Edged Sword?
Beyond a doubt, the menace of underreporting infor-mation related to adverse events in surgery, including “near misses” (ie, an error that was realized in time to be aborted) and “no harm” eventsExpand
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The ballad of Baby Doe: parental discretion or medical neglect?
The Baby Doe legislation generated, over a 3-year period, a "large-scale national seminar" on the rights and interests of handicapped newborns and their parents. In this article, the background forExpand
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Clear path: towards an evidence-based toxicology (EBT)
Evidence-based medicine (“EBM”), a decisionmaking process that uses the best available objectively assessed knowledge as a substitute for authority-based opinions, has transformed the practice ofExpand
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Impact of Electronic Health Records on Malpractice Claims in a Sample of Physician Offices in Colorado: A Retrospective Cohort Study
ABSTRACTBACKGROUNDElectronic health records (EHRs) might reduce medical liability claims and potentially justify premium credits from liability insurers, but the evidence is limited.OBJECTIVESToExpand
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Electronic Health Records and Patient Safety
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) offer a promise of improved documentation, clinical communication and decision support for clinicians, which should have direct benefits for quality and safety ofExpand
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The right intentions: errors and accountability.
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Emergency Physicians and Firearms: Effects of Hands-on Training.
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The organ trail: matching supply, demand.
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