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Responding to patient safety incidents: the “seven pillars”

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  • T B McDonald 1Department of Medical Education, Department of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics, Department of Undergraduate Medical Education and Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA2Institute for Patient Safety Excellence, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • L A Helmchen 3Department of Health Policy Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA4Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • K M Smith 1Department of Medical Education, Department of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics, Department of Undergraduate Medical Education and Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA2Institute for Patient Safety Excellence, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • N Centomani 5Department of Medicine, and Medical Center Administration, Department of Safety and Risk Management, University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • A Gunderson 1Department of Medical Education, Department of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics, Department of Undergraduate Medical Education and Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • D Mayer 1Department of Medical Education, Department of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics, Department of Undergraduate Medical Education and Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA2Institute for Patient Safety Excellence, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • W H Chamberlin 5Department of Medicine, and Medical Center Administration, Department of Safety and Risk Management, University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Timothy B McDonald, Safety & Risk Management (MC 805), 174 West Taylor Street, Suite 1160, Chicago, IL 60612-7233 USA; tmcd{at}uic.edu
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McDonald TB, Helmchen LA, Smith KM, et al
Responding to patient safety incidents: the “seven pillars”

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  • Accepted April 20, 2009
  • First published March 1, 2010.

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