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Eliminating Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections.
Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust; July 2013.
Perfect is possible.
Berwick DM, Leape LL. Newsweek. October 16, 2006:70-71.
Mandatory influenza vaccination for health care workers as the new standard of care: a matter of patient safety and nonmaleficent practice.
Cortes-Penfield N. Am J Public Health. 2013 Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print].
A multidisciplinary approach to reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections.
McMullan C, Propper G, Schuhmacher C, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:61-69.
Balancing "no blame" with accountability in patient safety.
Wachter RM, Pronovost PJ. N Engl J Med. 2009;361:1401-1406.
A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals.
Yokoe DS, Mermel LA, Anderson DJ, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008;29:901-994.
Shared MDIs: can cross-contamination be avoided?
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 9, 2009;14:1-3.
Health Care–Associated Infections (HAI).
US Department of Health and Human Services.
Making health care safer: stopping
CDC Vital Signs. March 2012:1-4.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Infection Control in the Intensive Care Unit.
Crit Care Med. 2010;38:S265-S404.
Antimicrobial stewardship: another focus for patient safety?
Tamma PD, Holmes A, Ashley ED. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2014;27:348-355.
Preventing infection from the misuse of vials.
Sentinel Event Alert. June 16, 2014;(52):1-6.
Administering a saline flush "site unseen" can lead to a wrong route error.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 16, 2013;18:1-3.
2014–2015 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for Hospitals.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
Preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections: thinking outside the checklist.
Perencevich EN, Pittet D. JAMA. 2009;301:1285-1287.
The ability of intensive care units to maintain zero central line–associated bloodstream infections.
Lipitz-Snyderman A, Needham DM, Colantuoni E, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171:856-858.
Impact of participation in the California Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Initiative on adoption and implementation of evidence-based practices for patient safety and health care–associated infection rates in a cohort of acute care general hospitals.
Halpin HA, McMenamin SB, Simon LP, et al. Am J Infect Control. 2013;41:307-311.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44:654-657.
Strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections through hand hygiene.
Ellingson K, Haas JP, Aiello AE, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014;35:937-960.
Adopting National Quality Forum medication safe practices: progress and barriers to hospital implementation.
Rask K, Culler S, Scott T, et al. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:212-218.
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