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PATIENT SAFETY PRIMERS
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Error, stress, and teamwork in medicine and aviation: cross sectional surveys.
Sexton JB, Thomas EJ, Helmreich RL. BMJ. 2000;320:745-749.
Creating a culture of safety by using checklists.
Huang L, Kim R, Berry W. AORN J. 2013;97:365-368.
Bringing surgeons down to earth.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition). November 16, 2005:D1.
Mark My Limb.
O'Leary DS, Jacott WE. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
Doctor uses 'pre-flight' checklist.
Bernhard B. The Orange County Register. April 19, 2006.
Wrong body part, wrong patient surgeries continue despite new procedures.
Rojas-Burke J. The Oregonian. May 25, 2011.
Can aviation-based team training elicit sustainable behavioral change?
Sax HC, Browne P, Mayewski RJ, et al. Arch Surg. 2009;144:1133-1137.
The efficacy of medical team training: improved team performance and decreased operating room delays: a detailed analysis of 4863 cases.
Wolf FA, Way LW, Stewart L. Ann Surg. 2010;252:477-485.
Patient safety in the obstetric and gynecologic office setting.
Keats JP. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2013;40:611-623.
Wrong-side/wrong-site, wrong-procedure, and wrong-patient adverse events: are they preventable?
Seiden SC, Barach P. Arch Surg. 2006;141:931-939.
Crew resource management improved perception of patient safety in the operating room.
Gore DC, Powell JM, Baer JG, et al. Am J Med Qual. 2010;25:60-63.
Improving patient safety: patient-focused, high-reliability team training.
McKeon LM, Cunningham PD, Detty Oswaks JS. J Nurs Care Qual. 2009;24:76-82.
Retained surgical items and minimally invasive surgery.
Gibbs VC. World J Surg. 2011;35:1532-1539.
Recommendations for Safe Use of Insulin in Hospitals.
Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2006.
"Managing up" can improve teamwork in the OR.
Smith SL. AORN J. 2010;91:576-582.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Quality of Anesthesia Care.
Neuman MD, Martinez EA, eds. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011;29:1-178.
Effects of a multicentre teamwork and communication programme on patient outcomes: results from the Triad for Optimal Patient Safety (TOPS) project.
Auerbach AD, Sehgal NL, Blegen MA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;22:118-126.
Video technology to advance safety in the operating room and perioperative environment.
Xiao Y, Schimpff S, Mackenzie C, et al. Surg Innov. 2007;14:52-61.
Bridging the communication gap in the operating room with medical team training.
Awad SS, Fagan SP, Bellows C, et al. Am J Surg. 2005;190:770-774.
Effect of a comprehensive surgical safety system on patient outcomes.
de Vries EN, Prins HA, Crolla RM, et al; SURPASS Collaborative Group. N Engl J Med. 2010;363:1928-1937.
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