Published in Hospital and Nursing Home Week, August 20th, 2009
"Three teaching hospitals in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Random sample (1103) of 27 350 adult patients admitted in 2003. under 18 years old, psychiatric patients and patients whose length of stay was less than 24 hr were excluded, and obstetric cases were included. Incidence of patients with adverse events; proportion of preventable adverse events; number of adverse events per 100 patients and incidence density of adverse events per 100 patient-days. The incidence of patients with adverse...
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