Does housestaff discontinuity of care increase the risk for preventable adverse events?

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OBJECTIVE To study the relation between housestaff coverage schedules and the occurrence of preventable adverse events. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING Urban teaching hospital. PATIENTS All 3146 patients admitted to the medical service during a 4-month period. MEASUREMENTS A previously tested confidential self-report system to identify adverse… (More)

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@article{Petersen1994DoesHD, title={Does housestaff discontinuity of care increase the risk for preventable adverse events?}, author={Luis Petersen and T. A. Brennan and Adrienne O'Neil and Earl Francis Cook and T. H. Lee}, journal={Annals of internal medicine}, year={1994}, volume={121 11}, pages={866-72} }