A target to achieve zero preventable trauma deaths through quality improvement
This study uses the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project Nationwide Emergency Department Sample to examine the number of preventable trauma deaths in US hospitals to provide a target for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine mandate of zero preventable deaths after injury.
Hashmi, Z. G.,
Haut, E. R.,
Efron, D. T.,
Cornwell, E. E.,
Haider, A. H.
(2018). A target to achieve zero preventable trauma deaths through quality improvement. JAMA Surgery, 153(7), 686-689.
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