Inter-rater reliability of preventable death judgments. The Preventable Death Study Group.

@article{Mackenzie1992InterraterRO,
  title={Inter-rater reliability of preventable death judgments. The Preventable Death Study Group.},
  author={Ellen J. Mackenzie and Donald M. Steinwachs and Lee R. Bone and Douglas Floccare and Ameen I. Ramzy},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1992},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={292-302; discussion 302-3}
}
This study examined the inter-rater reliability of preventable death judgments for trauma. A total of 130 deaths were reviewed for potential preventability by multiple panels of nationally chosen experts. Deaths involving a central nervous system (CNS) injury were reviewed by three panels, each consisting of a trauma surgeon, a neurosurgeon, and an emergency physician. Deaths not involving the CNS were reviewed by three panels, each consisting of two trauma surgeons and an emergency physician… CONTINUE READING