Robert M. Wachter, MD; Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD; Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD
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Wachter RM, Pronovost P, Shekelle P. Strategies to Improve Patient Safety: The Evidence Base Matures. Ann Intern Med. 2013;158:350–352. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-5-201303050-00010
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(5_Part_1):350-352.
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