12. Preventable in-hospital medical injury under the “no fault” system in New Zealand (2003)
P Davis, R Lay-Yee, R Briant, A Scott
This article aims to describe the pattern of preventable in-hospital medical injury under the “no fault” system and to assess the level of serious preventable patient harm. It is a cross sectional survey using a two stage retrospective assessment of medical records conducted by structured implicit review. Setting: General hospitals with over 100 beds providing acute care in New Zealand.