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Facilitating Cross National Comparisons of Indicators for Patient Safety at the Health System Level in the OECD Countries
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- Saskia Drösler1
- Author Affiliations
- 1: Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences, Germany
- 07 Apr 2008
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This publication was prepared to support the overall work of the OECD Health Care Quality Indicators Project in developing a set of indicators that can be used to raise questions for investigation concerning the quality of care across countries. It provides a manual to facilitate cross national comparisons of indicators for patient safety through the provision of detailed practical advice on calculating each indicator in a selected set of Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) utilising national hospital administrative databases...