[Adverse events in general and digestive surgery departments in Spanish hospitals].

@article{AranazAndrs2007AdverseEI,
  title={[Adverse events in general and digestive surgery departments in Spanish hospitals].},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Mar{\'i}a Aranaz-Andr{\'e}s and Pedro M Ruiz-Lopez and Carlos Aibar-Rem{\'o}n and Juana Requena-Puche and Yolanda Agra-Varela and Ram{\'o}n Lim{\'o}n-Ram{\'i}rez and Mar{\'i}a Teresa Gea-Vel{\'a}zquez de Castro and Juan Jos{\'e} Miralles-Bueno and Diego J{\'u}dez-Legaristi},
  journal={Cirugia espanola},
  year={2007},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={268-77}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence of patients with adverse events (AE) in Spanish general surgery units, describe the immediate causes of AE, identify avoidable AE, and determine the impact of these events. MATERIAL AND METHOD We performed a retrospective cohort study of a randomized stratified sample of 24 hospitals. Six of the hospitals were small… CONTINUE READING