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1 in 18 patients experience preventable harm in Canadian hospitals, study says Life,News

By: Shaunte Sterling A recent study reveals one-in 18 patients experienced preventable harm in Canadian hospitals in 2014-15. The study was conducted by Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). Preventable harm includes incidents on a large spectrum such as: instruments being left inside patients, getting an infection from

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