Routinely recorded patient safety events in primary care: a literature review.

  title={Routinely recorded patient safety events in primary care: a literature review.},
  author={Carmen Tsang and Azeem Majeed and Paul Aylin},
  journal={Family practice},
  volume={29 1},
BACKGROUND Existing patient-level data can be used to measure and monitor patient safety. Data from sources including electronic patient records are routinely collected in primary care and may be suitable for adverse event screening, such as patient safety indicators. To inform the feasibility of developing primary care measures of patient harm, information about routinely collected data is needed. OBJECTIVE A literature review was conducted to determine the types of adverse events that are… CONTINUE READING
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