The reliability of medical record review for estimating adverse event rates

Thomas EJ, Lipsitz SR, Studdert DM, Brennan TA. The reliability of medical record review for estimating adverse event rates. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2002 June 4;136(11):I40. 

The data used by the U.S. Institute of Medicine to estimate deaths from medical errors come from a study that relied on nurse and physician reviews of medical records to detect the errors.

 

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