Appendix. Additional Tools and Resources

Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities, Module 3

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Current as of June 2012
Internet Citation: Appendix. Additional Tools and Resources: Improving Patient Safety in Long-Term Care Facilities, Module 3. June 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/facilities/ptsafety/ltcmod3ap.html