Positive predictive value of the AHRQ Patient Safety Indicator "postoperative wound dehiscence".


BACKGROUND The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality patient safety indicator (PSI) 14, or "postoperative wound dehiscence," is 1 of 4 PSIs recently adopted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to compare quality and safety across hospitals. We determined how well it identifies true cases of postoperative wound dehiscence by examining its… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2011.01.053


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