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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Patient safety and quality improvement: terminology.

Pereira-Argenziano L, Levy FH. Pediatrics in review. 2015;36:403-11; quiz 412-3.

To Err Is Human provided an initial set of definitions for patient safety, human error, and quality improvement terms. This review summarizes common terminology and overarching theories used in patient safety work and examines their applicability in error reduction efforts in pediatric care.