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SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Patient Safety in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Frush KS, Hohenhaus SM, eds. Clin Ped Emerg Med. 2006;7:213-277.
Committed to Safety: Ten Case Studies on Reducing Harm to Patients.
McCarthy D, Blumenthal D. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; April 2006.
Have you M.E.T. the future of better patient safety?
Larson L. Trustee. September 2005;58:6-10.
Pediatric rapid response teams in the academic medical center.
Mistry KP, Turi J, Hueckel R, Mericle JM, Meliones JN. Clin Ped Emerg Med. 2006;7:241-247.
Nurse decision making in the prearrest period.
Gazarian PK, Henneman EA, Chandler GE. Clin Nurs Res. 2010;19:21-37.
Nurses' perceptions of simulation-based interprofessional training program for rapid response and code blue events.
Wehbe-Janek H, Lenzmeier CR, Ogden PE, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:43-50.
What pilots can teach hospitals about patient safety.
Murphy K. New York Times. October 31, 2006:F5.
How RNs rescue patients: a qualitative study of RNs' perceived involvement in rapid response teams.
Leach LS, Mayo A, O'Rourke M. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e13.
Rapid response teams: qualitative analysis of their effectiveness.
Leach LS, Mayo AM. Am J Crit Care. 2013;22:198-210.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Nurses Transforming Care.
Am J Nurs. 2009;109(suppl 11):3-80, C3.
Development and implementation of a pediatric patient safety program.
Alton M, Frush K, Brandon D, Mericle J. Adv Neonatal Care. 2006;6:104-111.
Implementing a rapid response team: a practical guide.
Garretson S, Dip HE, Rauzi MB. Nursing. 2008;38:56cc1-56cc3.
Effect of a rapid response system for patients in shock on time to treatment and mortality during 5 years.
Sebat F, Musthafa AA, Johnson D, et al. Crit Care Med. 2007;35:2568-2575.
A model for developing high-reliability teams.
Riley W, Davis SE, Miller KK, McCullough M. J Nurs Manag. 2010;18:556-563.
The Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) Toolkit.
Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; 2008.
Quality and safety in the intensive care unit.
Stockwell DC, Slonim AD. J Intensive Care Med. 2006;21:199-210.
A comprehensive collaborative patient safety residency curriculum to address the ACGME core competencies.
Singh R, Naughton B, Taylor JS, et al. Med Educ. 2005;39:1195-1204.
Problems and solutions arising during a study in visual semantics of the medical emergency team system.
Santiano N, Baramy LS, Young L, et al. Qual Health Res. 2008 ct: 18: 1336-44.
Leadership Guide to Patient Safety: Resources and Tools for Establishing and Maintaining Patient Safety.
Boston, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2005.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
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