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Safety in ASCs: putting patients first.
Dix K. Today's Surgicenter. December 1, 2006.
Patient safety in the office-based setting.
Horton JB, Reece EM, Broughton G 2nd, Janis JE, Thornton JF, Rohrich RJ. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;117:61e-80e.
Error or "act of God"? A study of patients' and operating room team members' perceptions of error definition, reporting, and disclosure.
Espin S, Levinson W, Regehr G, Baker GR, Lingard L. Surgery. 2006;139:6-14.
Surgical errors: new products, protocols help slash the risks.
Williamson JE. Healthcare Purchasing News. January 2006;30:22-25.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Patient Safety and the Invitational Conference on Contemporary Surgical Quality, Safety and Transparency.
Amer Surg. 2006;72:985-1149
Right? Left? Neither!
Howell EA, Chassin MR. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2006.
Creating a culture of safety by using checklists.
Huang L, Kim R, Berry W. AORN J. 2013;97:365-368.
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.
The normalization of deviance: what are the perioperative risks?
McNamara SA. AORN J. 2011;93:796-801.
Challenges in posthospital care: nurses as coaches for medication management.
Costa LL, Poe SS, Lee MC. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011;26:243-251.
The Wild West: Patient Safety in Office-Based Anesthesia
Kaushal R, Upadhyayula S, Gaba DM, Leape LL. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2006.
The effect of executive walk rounds on nurse safety climate attitudes: a randomized trial of clinical units.
Thomas EJ, Sexton JB, Neilands TB, Frankel A, Helmreich RL. BMC Health Serv Res. 2005;5:28.
Coordinating care across diseases, settings, and clinicians: a key role for the generalist in practice.
Stille CJ, Jerant A, Bell D, Meltzer D, Elmore JG. Ann Intern Med. 2005;142:700-708.
Bridging the communication gap in the operating room with medical team training.
Awad SS, Fagan SP, Bellows C, et al. Am J Surg. 2005;190:770-774.
Trends influencing the cost of care and patient safety.
Clark R. Health Manage Tech. July 2006:18, 20-21.
Time of day effects on the incidence of anesthetic adverse events.
Wright MC, Phillips-Bute B, Mark JB, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15:258-263.
AORN Guidance Statement: Safe Medication Practices in Perioperative Settings Across the Life Span.
AORN J. 2006;84:276-278, 280-283.
Inspiring Ideas and Celebrating Successes: A Guidebook to Leading Patient Safety Practices in Ontario Hospitals.
OHA Patient Safety Support Service. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Ontario Hospital Association; 2006.
What pilots can teach hospitals about patient safety.
Murphy K. New York Times. October 31, 2006:F5.
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.
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