Controversy and quality improvement: lingering questions about ethics, oversight, and patient safety research

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Jun;34(6):349-53. doi: 10.1016/s1553-7250(08)34044-6.


Six ethical and regulatory issues are relevant to the Michigan ICU safety program and checklist and to evidence-based patient safety initiatives in general.

MeSH terms

  • Confidentiality / ethics*
  • Ethics, Research*
  • Evidence-Based Medicine / ethics
  • Hospitals / ethics*
  • Humans
  • Infection Control
  • Michigan
  • Safety Management*