Comparative economic analyses of patient safety improvement strategies in acute care: a systematic review
BMJ Quality & Safety, 05/07/2012
Etchells E et al. – On the basis of these limited studies, pharmacist–led medication reconciliation, the Keystone ICU intervention for central line–associated bloodstream infections, chlorhexidine for vascular catheter site care, and standard surgical sponge counts were economically attractive strategies for improving patient safety. More comparative economic analyses of such strategies are needed.