Table 5, Chapter 31Summary table

Scope of the Problem Targeted by the PSP (Frequency/Severity)Strength of Evidence for Effectiveness of the PSPsEvidence or Potential for Harmful Unintended ConsequencesEstimate of CostImplementation Issues: How Much do We Know?/How Hard Is it?
Potentially applicable to all patient safety problemsNot assessed systematically but Moderate-to-High evidence for some specific applicationsNegligibleModerateA lot/Moderate

From: Chapter 31, Human Factors and Ergonomics

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Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 211.

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