Vincent, C., Neale, G., Woloshynowych, M. Adverse events in British hospitals: preliminary retrospective record review. BMJ, 2001, 322: 517-519.
Design: Retrospective review of 1014 medical and nursing records. Setting: Two acute hospitals in Greater London area. Main outcome measure: Number of adverse events. Results: 110 (10.8%) patients experienced an adverse event, with an overall rate of adverse events of 11.7% when multiple adverse events were included. About half of these events were judged preventable with ordinary standards of care. A third of adverse events led to moderate or greater disability or death.
Faible puissance expérimentale, mais résultats toujours alignés aux résultats précédents