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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Event Categories—Preventable

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  • Neuropsychiatric 29%
  • Hemorrhagic 16%
  • Gastrointestinal 16%
  • Renal/electrolytes 12%
  • Fall with injury 5%
  • Cardiovascular 4%
  • Fall without injury 3%
  • EPS 2%
  • Syncope/dizziness 2%

Notes:

Examples:

Comparing non-preventable to preventable events
similar proportion of each included neuropsychiatric problems dermatologic and infectious symptoms primarily in the non-preventable events:
falls and hemorrhages more substantial proportion of the preventable events


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