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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.
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
Creating a culture of safety by using checklists.
Huang L, Kim R, Berry W. AORN J. 2013;97:365-368.
Right? Left? Neither!
Howell EA, Chassin MR. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2006.
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.
Communication practices on 4 Harvard surgical services: a surgical safety collaborative.
ElBardissi AW, Regenbogen SE, Greenberg CC, et al. Ann Surg. 2009;250:861-865.
AORN Guidance Statement: Safe Medication Practices in Perioperative Settings Across the Life Span.
AORN J. 2006;84:276-278, 280-283.
The Wild West: Patient Safety in Office-Based Anesthesia
Kaushal R, Upadhyayula S, Gaba DM, Leape LL. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2006.
Promoting a culture of patient safety: a review of the Florida moratoria data: what we have learned in 6 years and the need for continued patient education.
Clayman MA, Clayman SM, Steele MH, Seagle MB. Ann Plastic Surg. 2007;58:288-291.
Chasing Zero: Winning the War on Healthcare Harm.
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology and the Quaid Foundation; 2010.
The normalization of deviance: what are the perioperative risks?
McNamara SA. AORN J. 2011;93:796-801.
Patterns of communication breakdowns resulting in injury to surgical patients.
Greenberg CC, Regenbogen SE, Studdert DM, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2007;204:533-540.
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.
Patient Safety First.
AORN, Inc., 2170 South Parker Rd, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80231-5711.
The perianesthesia nurse's role in the prevention of opioid-related sentinel events.
Pasero C. J Perianesth Nurs. 2013;28:31-37.
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.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Plastic Surg Nurs. 2006;26:111-170.
Improving America's Hospitals: The Joint Commission's Report on Quality and Safety 2008.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; November 2008.
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