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Patient safety in developing countries: retrospective estimation of scale and nature of harm to patients in hospital.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the frequency and nature of adverse events to patients in selected hospitals in developing or transitional economies. DESIGN: Retrospective medical record review of hospital admissions during 2005 in eight countries. SETTING: Ministries of Health of Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia, Sudan, South Africa and Yemen; the World Health Organisation (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean and African Regions (EMRO and AFRO), and WHO Patient Safety. PARTICIPANTS: Convenience sample of...

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10.1136/bmj.e832

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
344
Issue:
7850
Pages:
e832
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
450513

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