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Diane_photoDiane Kelsall is Deputy Editor at CMAJ, and Editor of CMAJ Open

While wandering past the many posters at the Society of Hospital Medicine 2015 conference, I noticed that many of the research projects focused on very practical aspects of our care of patients in hospital — in particular, on not making them sicker. This seems obvious. After all, we admit patients to make them better, don't we? Yet many of the things we and other health professionals do, the way hospitals are built, the hospital routine, may actually make our patients sicker. ...continue reading