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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Dietz, Isabel; Plog, Anke; Jox, Ralf J; Schulz, Christian 
Title:
"Please describe from your point of view a typical case of an error in palliative care": Qualitative data from an exploratory cross-sectional survey study among palliative care professionals. 
Abstract:
Patient safety is a concern in medicine, and the prevention of medical errors remains a challenge. The definition and understanding of an error is particularly difficult in palliative care, with scarce empirical evidence about the nature and causes of medical errors in that discipline.This study explored incidents palliative care professionals perceive as typical errors in their practice, and descriptions of such events.In the context of an exploratory, cross-sectional survey on errors in pallia...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Palliat Med 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
331-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1096-6218 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Anästhesiologie