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These practices built safety into their systems for managing oral anticoagulation therapy.
The author, a family physician, contributes her thoughts on patient safety and error reduction as a doctor and as the daughter of a sick parent who received suboptimal care.
The article presents a patient handout, developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, that explains to patients how they can help their doctors provide better care.
Call for tips and articles for 2002 special issue on error reduction.