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What’s New this Week | 11/19/14
The latest annotated links to patient safety literature, news, and more.
Patient safety goals for the proposed Federal Health Information Technology Safety Center. Sittig DF, Classen DC, Singh H. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Oct 20; [Epub ahead of print].
The medical liability climate and prospects for reform. Mello MM, Studdert DM, Kachalia A. JAMA. 2014 Oct 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Blink or think: can further reflection improve initial diagnostic impressions? Hess BJ, Lipner RS, Thompson V, Holmboe ES, Graber ML. Acad Med. 2014 Nov 4; [Epub ahead of print].
A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of crew resource management training in acute care domains. O'Dea A, O'Connor P, Keogh I. Postgrad Med J. 2014 Nov 4; [Epub ahead of print].
Computerized dose range checking using hard and soft stop alerts reduces prescribing errors in a pediatric intensive care unit. Balasuriya L, Vyles D, Bakerman P, et al. J Patient Saf. 2014 Oct 31; [Epub ahead of print].
Work-arounds observed by fourth-year nursing students. Westphal J, Lancaster R, Park D. West J Nurs Res. 2014;36:1002-1018.
AHRQ Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture: 2014 User Comparative Database Report. Sorra J, Famolaro T, Yount N, Burns W, Liu H, Shyy M. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; November 2014. AHRQ Publication No. 15-0004-EF.
Reporting and Learning Systems for Medication Errors: The Role of Pharmacovigilance Centres. Bencheikh SR, Cousins D, Benabdallah G, et al. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; October 2014. ISBN: 9789241507943.
Strengthen your resolve: no unlabeled containers anywhere, ever! ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. November 6, 2014;19:1-4.
Pearls, Pitfalls, and Errors in Musculoskeletal Diagnosis. Blankenbaker DG, ed. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014;203:476-593.
FDA Pharmacists Help Consumers Use Medicines Safely. Silver Spring, MD: United States Food and Drug Administration; October 31, 2014.
SAFER Guides: What You Need to Know. American Hospital Association. December 3, 2014. 3:00–4:00 PM (Eastern).

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TeamSTEPPS in Primary Care: Master Training. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Health Research & Educational Trust. October 2014–February 2015.
ISMP Resurvey on the 2014–2015 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for Hospitals. Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; October 9, 2014.
26th Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care. Institute for Healthcare Improvement. December 7–10 2014; World Center Marriott, Orlando, FL.
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