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Adverse event reporting: lessons learned from 4 years of Florida office data.
Coldiron B, Fisher AH, Adelman E, et al. Dermatol Surg. 2005;31(pt 1):1079-1092; discussion 1093.
Family of woman who died after a medical error joins hospital's safety panel.
Shelton DL. Chicago Tribune. October 7, 2011.
Integration of a formalized handoff system into the surgical curriculum: resident perspectives and early results.
Telem DA, Buch KE, Ellis S, Coakley B, Divino CM. Arch Surg. 2011;146:89-93.
Handoffs causing patient harm: a survey of medical and surgical house staff.
Kitch BT, Cooper JB, Zapol WM, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:563-570.
A new professionalism? Surgical residents, duty hours restrictions, and shift transitions.
Coverdill JE, Carbonell AM, Fryer J, et al. Acad Med. 2010;85:S72-S75.
Compliance with guidelines to prevent surgical site infections: as simple as 1-2-3?
Meeks DW, Lally KP, Carrick MM, et al. Am J Surg. 2011;201:76-83.
Final five: ASCs told to target patient safety.
Rollins G. Hosp Health Netw. December 2007.
Surgical skill and complication rates after bariatric surgery.
Birkmeyer JD, Finks JF, O'Reilly A, et al; Michigan Bariatric Surgery Collaborative. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:1434-1442.
What is the safety of nonemergent operative procedures performed at night?
Turrentine FE, Wang H, Young JS, Calland JF. J Trauma. 2010;69:313-319.
The effects of aviation-style non-technical skills training on technical performance and outcome in the operating theatre.
McCulloch P, Mishra A, Handa A, Dale T, Hirst G, Catchpole K. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:109-115.
Error rating tool to identify and analyse technical errors and events in laparoscopic surgery.
Bonrath EM, Zevin B, Dedy NJ, Grantcharov TP. Br J Surg. 2013;100:1080-1088.
Violations of behavioral practices revealed in closed claims reviews.
Griffen FD, Stephens LS, Alexander JB, et al. Ann Surg. 2008;248:468-474.
Persistent next-day effects of excessive alcohol consumption on laparoscopic surgical performance.
Gallagher AG, Boyle E, Toner P, et al. Arch Surg. 2011;146:419-426.
Surgical management and outcomes of 165 colonoscopic perforations from a single institution.
Iqbal CW, Cullinane DC, Schiller HJ, et al. Arch Surg. 2008;143:701-707.
Poor resident–attending intraoperative communication may compromise patient safety.
Belyansky I, Martin TR, Prabhu AS, et al. J Surg Res. 2011;171:386-394.
The impact of the 80-hour work week on appropriate resident case coverage.
Shin S, Britt R, Doviak M, Britt LD. J Surg Res. 2010;162:33-36.
A quality initiative to decrease pathology specimen-labeling errors using radiofrequency identification in a high-volume endoscopy center.
Francis DL, Prabhakar S, Sanderson SO. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009;104:972-975.
What ring tone should be used for patient safety? Early results with a Blackberry-based telementoring safety solution.
Parker A, Rubinfeld I, Azuh O, et al. Am J Surg. 2010;199:336-341.
Postoperative video debriefing reduces technical errors in laparoscopic surgery.
Hamad GG, Brown MT, Clavijo-Alvarez JA. Am J Surg. 2007;194:110-114.
Physicians' perceptions, preparedness for reporting, and experiences related to impaired and incompetent colleagues.
DesRoches CM, Rao SR, Fromson JA, et al. JAMA. 2010;304:187-193.
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