The global burden of unsafe medical care: analytic modelling of observational studies.

@article{Jha2013TheGB,
  title={The global burden of unsafe medical care: analytic modelling of observational studies.},
  author={Ashish Kumar Jha and Itziar Larizgoitia and Carmen Audera-Lopez and Nittita Prasopa-Plaizier and Hugh Richard Waters and David W. Bates},
  journal={BMJ quality & safety},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={809-15}
}
OBJECTIVE To contextualise the degree of harm that comes from unsafe medical care compared with individual health conditions using the global burden of disease (GBD), a metric to determine how much suffering is caused by individual diseases. DESIGN Analytic modelling of observational studies investigating unsafe medical care in countries' inpatient care settings, stratified by national income, to identify incidence of seven adverse events for GBD modelling. Observational studies were… CONTINUE READING
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