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Safety in ASCs: putting patients first.
Dix K. Today's Surgicenter. December 1, 2006.
Right? Left? Neither!
Howell EA, Chassin MR. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2006.
Patient safety in the dialysis facility.
Kliger AS. Blood Purif. 2006;24:19-21.
The impact of the 80-hour resident workweek on surgical residents and attending surgeons.
Hutter MM, Kellogg KC, Ferguson CM, Abbott WM, Warshaw AL. Ann Surg. 2006;243:864-871; discussion 871-875.
The challenge of medication reconciliation.
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. May 10, 2006.
An intervention to improve transitions from NICU to ambulatory care: quasi-experimental study.
Moyer VA, Papile LA, Eichenwald E, Giardino AP, Khan MM, Singh H. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:e3.
Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.
Cumbler E, Wald H, Kutner J. J Hosp Med. 2010;5-83-86.
Partnering with Patients and Families to Enhance Safety and Quality: A Mini Toolkit.
Bethesda, MD: Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care; 2011.
The Patients' View: 2004 ISQSH National Survey.
Dublin, Ireland: Irish Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare; 2005.
Using improvement science methods to increase accuracy of surgical consents.
Mercurio P, Shaffer Ellis A, Schoettker PJ, Stone R, Lenk MA, Ryckman FC. AORN J. 2014;100:42-53.
Improving medication reconciliation in the outpatient setting.
Varkey P, Cunningham J, Bisping S. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:286-292.
10 ways to guarantee a lawsuit.
Rice B. Med Econ. 2005 Jul 8;82:66-69
Non-English speakers find ERs hard to reach.
Hua V. San Francisco Chronicle. February 17, 2006:B6.
DNR in the OR and Afterwards
Lo B. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2006.
A Hospital Accident: Lessons Learned – A Death, A Conviction, and A Healing.
Texas Medical Institute of Technology. June 16, 2011.
Patient-reported service quality on a medicine unit.
Weingart SN, Pagovich O, Sands DZ, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2005;18:95-101.
Drug errors, qualitative research and some reflections on ethics.
Armitage G. J Clin Nurs. 2005;14:869-875.
Family of woman who died after a medical error joins hospital's safety panel.
Shelton DL. Chicago Tribune. October 7, 2011.
Partners in safety: implementing a community-based patient safety advisory council.
Leonhardt KK, Bonin D, Pagel P. Wisc Med J. 2006;105;54-59.
Patients taking their own medications while in the hospital.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2012;9:50-57.
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