Patient safety issues in CKD: core curriculum 2015.

@article{Wagner2015PatientSI,
  title={Patient safety issues in CKD: core curriculum 2015.},
  author={Lee-Ann Wagner and Asha L. Tata and Jeffrey C. Fink},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2015},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={
          159-69
        }
}
Health professionals generally intend to provide effective, safe care and do no harm. Since the Institute of Medicine’s 1999 report To Err is Human brought attention to the overwhelming number of preventable medical errors in hospitals, it has become apparent that numerous threats to patient safety exist. The report estimates that between 44,000 and 98,000 patients die yearly from preventable medical errors. This staggering statistic does not capture patients otherwise harmed, or those who had… CONTINUE READING
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