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Describing adverse events in Swiss hospitalized oncology patients using the Global Trigger Tool

Published inHealth Science Reports, vol. 3, no. 2, e160
Publication date2020
Abstract

The occurrence rate of adverse events (AEs) related to care among hospitalized oncology patients in Switzerland remains unknown. The primary objective of this study was to describe, for the first time, the occurrence rate, type, severity of harm, and preventability of AEs related to care, reported in health records of hospitalized hematological and solid-tumor cancer patients in three Swiss hospitals.

Keywords
  • Adverse events
  • Global Trigger Tool
  • Hematological cancer
  • Medical errors
  • Oncology
  • Patient safety
Citation (ISO format)
GERBER, Anne et al. Describing adverse events in Swiss hospitalized oncology patients using the Global Trigger Tool. In: Health Science Reports, 2020, vol. 3, n° 2, p. e160. doi: 10.1002/hsr2.160
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