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Nurses' shift length and overtime working in 12 European countries: the association with perceived quality of care and patient safety.
Griffiths P, Dall'Ora C, Simon M, et al; RN4CAST Consortium. Med Care. 2014 Sep 15; [Epub ahead of print].
Analysis of adverse events associated with adult moderate procedural sedation outside the operating room.
Karamnov S, Sarkisian N, Grammer R, Gross WL, Urman RD. J Patient Saf. 2014 Sep 8; [Epub ahead of print].
The evolving literature on safety WalkRounds: emerging themes and practical messages.
Singer SJ, Tucker AL. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:789-800.
Patients' online access to their electronic health records and linked online services: a systematic interpretative review.
de Lusignan S, Mold F, Sheikh A, et al. BMJ Open. 2014;4:e006021.
Patient participation in patient safety and nursing input—a systematic review.
Vaismoradi M, Jordan S, Kangasniemi M. J Clin Nurs. 2014 Sep 2; [Epub ahead of print].
National pediatric anesthesia safety quality improvement program in the United States.
Kurth CD, Tyler D, Heitmiller E, Tosone SR, Martin L, Deshpande JK. Anesth Analg. 2014;119:112-121.
Reducing medication errors in critical care: a multimodal approach.
Kruer RM, Jarrell AS, Latif A. Clin Pharmacol. 2014;6:117-126.
Patient safety challenges in low-income and middle-income countries.
Steffner KR, McQueen KAK, Gelb AW. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014 Sep 15; [Epub ahead of print].
The State of VA Health Care.
Hearing Before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs United States Senate. 113th Cong (September 9, 2014). (Testimony of Richard Griffin; Robert A. McDonald.)
Some cancer experts see 'overdiagnosis,' question emphasis on early detection.
Beck M. Wall Street Journal. September 14, 2014.
Malnourishment 'epidemic' plagues hospitals? Really?
Clark C. HealthLeaders Media. September 18, 2014.
Safety and Quality Awards.
Minneapolis, MN: American Academy of Neurology; 2014.
TeamSTEPPS in Primary Care: Master Training.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health Research & Educational Trust. October 2014–February 2015.
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2014 American Hospital Association–McKesson Quest for Quality Prize.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association and Health Research & Educational Trust.
Quality and Patient Safety Awards.
Department of Defense Patient Safety Program.
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