> In Italian hospitals 88 suicides in 4 years

this Is the episode serious, most reported from health facilities to the congregation, with 88 reports between suicide or attempts to end it all, from September 2005 to August 2009, amounting to 22.9% of the total cases transmitted to the council.

The ministry of Health – according to the report, which will beà presented at the fourth Forum Risk Management in Sanità, which opens its doors today in Arezzo, continue up to the 27th November – defines a sentinel event is a adverse particularly serious, potentially avoidable, that can; lead to death or serious injury to the patient and that determines a loss of citizens ‘confidence in the health service’.

‘the person at The centre’ is the theme of the 4 days of international meetings, workshops, and expo, that will be discussed by all the actors of the national health system.

Well, the Report has considered all the sentinel events reported by health facilities by August 31, 2009, for a total of 385 reports.

The suicide or attempted suicide of patient in the hospital è result the first, with 88 reports. The second category (66 events reported, corresponding to 17.1% of the total) is represented by events that are not classifiable, but that have caused death or serious harm to the patient.

Page published on November 23, 2009

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