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SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Patient Safety in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Frush KS, Hohenhaus SM, eds. Clin Ped Emerg Med. 2006;7:213-277.
Committed to Safety: Ten Case Studies on Reducing Harm to Patients.
McCarthy D, Blumenthal D. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; April 2006.
Pediatric rapid response teams in the academic medical center.
Mistry KP, Turi J, Hueckel R, Mericle JM, Meliones JN. Clin Ped Emerg Med. 2006;7:241-247.
Eliminating preventable death at Ascension Health.
Tolchin S, Brush R, Lange P, Bates P, Garbo JJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:145-154.
What pilots can teach hospitals about patient safety.
Murphy K. New York Times. October 31, 2006:F5.
Healthcare provider complaints to the emergency department: a preliminary report on a new quality improvement instrument.
Griffey RT, Bohan JS. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15:344-346.
Organizational and cultural changes for providing safe patient care.
Odwazny R, Hasler S, Abrams R, McNutt R. Qual Manag Health Care. 2005;14:132-143.
A pediatric medical emergency team manages a complex child with hypoxia and a worried parent.
Shilkofski NA, Hunt EA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:236-241.
Development and implementation of a pediatric patient safety program.
Alton M, Frush K, Brandon D, Mericle J. Adv Neonatal Care. 2006;6:104-111.
North Carolina Center for Hospital Quality and Patient Safety.
2400 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27514.
The effect of a rapid response team on major clinical outcome measures in a community hospital.
Dacey MJ, Mirza ER, Wilcox V, et al. Crit Care Med. 2007;35:2076-2082.
Hospitals try to break a deadly 'code.'
Kowalczyk L. The Boston Globe. November 27, 2005:A1.
Evaluating a new rapid response team: NP-led versus intensivist-led comparisons.
Scherr K, Wilson DM, Wagner J, Haughian M. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2012;23:32-42.
Five years after 'To Err is Human': what have we learned?
Leape LL, Berwick DM. JAMA. 2005;293:2384-2390.
Implementation of patient safety initiatives in US hospitals.
McFadden KL, Stock GN, Gowen CR III. Int J Operations Production Manage. 2006;26:326-347.
Engaging residents and fellows to improve institution-wide quality: the first six years of a novel financial incentive program.
Vidyarthi AR, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron RB. Acad Med. 2014;89:460-468.
Quality & Safety Research Group.
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine.
Medical emergency team calls in the radiology department: patient characteristics and outcomes.
Ott LK, Pinsky MR, Hoffman LA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:509-518.
Medication safety infrastructure in critical-access hospitals in Florida.
Winterstein AG, Hartzema AG, Johns TE, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63:442-450.
Framework for a High Performance Health System for the United States.
The Commonwealth Fund Commission on a High Performance Health System. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; August 2006.
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