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

Thursday 20 October 2011 - 09:00 - 10:30

As the former one, this session also aims to highlight the highly relevant work on patient safety. Challenges will be presented and contributions made from Cochrane, and more general Evidence-based health care, perspectives will be highlighted as well as directions for future developments.


  • Yolanda  Agra,  Agencia  de  Calidad  del  Sistema Nacional  de  Salud,  MSPSI,  Spain
  • Amanda  Burls,  Department  of  Primary Health Care-Oxford University, UK.



  • Integration of a safety program based on controlling health care related infeccions in Spanish ICUs.
    Mercedes Palomar, Technical Committee of SEMICYUC, Spain.
  • How to incorporate non-randomized studies in Cochrane Reviews of patient safety.
    George Wells, Non-randomized Studies Cochrane Methods Group, Canada.
  • Handwashing in Primary Health Care. Collaborative project WHO-MSPSI.
    Benedetta Allegranzi, WHO Patient Safety Programme, Switzerland.
  • Knowledge translation in patient safety.
    Ivan Solà, Iberoamerican Cochrane Centre, Spain.