Assessing adverse events among home care clients in three Canadian provinces using chart review

@inproceedings{Blais2013AssessingAE,
  title={Assessing adverse events among home care clients in three Canadian provinces using chart review},
  author={R{\'e}gis Blais and Nancy A. Sears and Diane Doran and G. Ross Baker and Marilyn Anne Macdonald and Lori A. Mitchell and St{\'e}phane Thal{\`e}s},
  booktitle={BMJ quality & safety},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to document the incidence rate and types of adverse events (AEs) among home care (HC) clients in Canada; identify factors contributing to these AEs; and determine to what extent evidence of completion of incident reports were documented in charts where AEs were found. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study based on expert chart review of a random sample of 1200 charts of clients discharged in fiscal year 2009-2010 from publicly funded HC… CONTINUE READING
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