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The personal, public and social costs of mistakes in health. John Menadue

After examining more than 14,000 hospital admissions in NSW and SA, the national cost of harm from avoidable ¬†adverse events (mistakes) in our hospitals was estimated at ¬†just over$2 b pa in 1995/96. This study was undertaken by the Task … Continue reading

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