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Interventions to reduce adverse events impact on health care (I)

Wednesday 19 October 2011 - 16:00 - 17:30

This session aims to highlight the highly relevant work on patient safety. Challenges will be presented and contributions made from Cochrane and more general Evidence-based healthcare perspectives will be highlighted as well as directions for future developments.


  • Carmen Moya, Agencia de Calidad del Sistema Nacional de Salud, MSPSI, Spain
  • Gerard Urrútia, Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Spain



  • Adverse events in nursing homes and patient-assisted centres (EARCAS).
    Carlos Aibar, MSPSI-Hospital Clínico Lozano Blesa, Spain.
  • Methodological challenges for patient safety.
    Jeremy Grimshaw, EPOC Group, Canada.
  • National system of adverse events notification (SINAPS).
    Paula Vallejo, Fundación Avedis Donabedian, Spain.
  • Applying the GRADE approach to reduce adverse outcomes.
    Gordon Guyatt, Applicability and Recommendation Cochrane Methods Group, Canada.