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Table 2, Chapter 38Summary 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?
Common/Moderate-to-highModerate to high for specific topicsUncertainModerate*Moderate
*

Cost varies based on the simulation technique and resources involved. For example, exercises involving fully simulated operating room environments may have higher costs to implement relative to those that require a simple mannequin or patient actors.

Cost varies based on the simulation technique and resources involved. For example, exercises involving fully simulated operating room environments may have higher costs to implement relative to those that require a simple mannequin or patient actors.

From: Chapter 38, Use of Simulation Exercises in Patient Safety Efforts

Cover of Making Health Care Safer II
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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