A trigger tool to identify adverse events in the intensive care unit.

@article{Resar2006ATT,
  title={A trigger tool to identify adverse events in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Roger K. Resar and John D. Rozich and Terri C Simmonds and Carol R Haraden},
  journal={Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 10},
  pages={585-90}
}
BACKGROUND The Institute for Healthcare Improvement has tested and taught use of a variety of trigger tools, including those for adverse medication events, neonatal intensive care events, and a global trigger tool for measuring all event categories in a hospital. The trigger tools have evolved as a complimentary adjunct to voluntary reporting. The Trigger… CONTINUE READING