An epistemology of patient safety research: a framework for study design and interpretation. Part 2. Study design.


This is the second in a four-part series of articles detailing the epistemology of patient safety research. This article concentrates on issues of study design. It first considers the range of designs that may be used in the evaluation of patient safety interventions, highlighting the circumstances in which each is appropriate. The paper then provides… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/qshc.2007.023648


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