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Forster A. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
The Dropped Lung.
Heffner JE. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2003.
Shapiro MJ. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
Too Tight Control.
Rubin HR, Fajtova VT. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2004.
Adams JG. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2003.
Impact of a standard medication chart on prescribing errors: a before-and-after audit.
Coombes ID, Stowasser DA, Reid C, Mitchell CA. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:478-485.
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
Listen to the Family.
Campbell D Jr. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2004.
Crushing Chest Pain: A Missed Opportunity.
Graber M. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2004.
Code Status Confusion.
Lo B, Tulsky JA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2003.
Interventions to improve team effectiveness: a systematic review.
Buljac-Samardzic M, Dekker-van Doorn CM, van Wijngaarden JDH, van Wijk KP. Health Policy. 2010;94:183-195.
Results of the Medications At Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) study: an analysis of medication reconciliation errors and risk factors at hospital admission.
Gleason KM, McDaniel MR, Feinglass J, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2010;25:441-447.
TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course.
Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. April 15–16, 2015; Constellation Energy Building, Baltimore, MD.
Cause for concern: drug shortages disrupt operations, tax hospitalists' treatment patterns.
Collins TR. The Hospitalist. July 2011.
Check the Bags.
Caldwell M, Dracup KA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2003.
Delay in Initiating Antibiotics Leads to Fatal Error.
Bellini LM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
A multidisciplinary teamwork training program: The Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) experience.
Sehgal NL, Fox M, Vidyarthi AR, et al; TOPS Project. J Gen Intern Med. 2008;23:2053-2057.
Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project.
Blegen MA, Sehgal NL, Alldredge BK, Gearhart S, Auerbach AD, Wachter RM. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:346-350.
Outcomes of classroom-based team training interventions for multiprofessional hospital staff. A systematic review.
Rabøl LI, Østergaard D, Mogensen T. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e27.
Effects of two commercial electronic prescribing systems on prescribing error rates in hospital in-patients: a before and after study.
Westbrook JI, Reckmann M, Li L, et al. PLoS Med. 2012;9:e1001164.
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