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A hospital races to learn lessons of Ferrari pit stop.
Naik G. Wall Street Journal. November 14, 2006:A1. [reprinted on Post-gazette.com].
Pediatric patient safety in the prehospital/emergency department setting.
Barata IA, Benjamin LS, Mace SE, Herman MI, Goldman RD. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007;23:412-418.
Teamwork errors in trauma resuscitation.
Sarcevic A, Marsic I, Burd RS. ACM Trans Comput Hum Interact. 2012;19:13:1-13:30.
Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine.
Croskerry P, Cosby KS, Schenkel SM, Wears RL, eds. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009. ISBN: 9780781777278.
The Emergency Medical Services Safety Attitudes Questionnaire.
Patterson PD, Huang DT, Fairbanks RJ, Wang HE. Am J Med Qual. 2010;25:109-115.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Safety in EMS.
Brice JH, Patterson PD, eds. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16:1-108.
Pediatric patient safety in emergency departments: unit characteristics and staff perceptions.
Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Olsen CS, et al; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Pediatrics. 2009;124:485-493.
Pediatric Patient Safety in the Emergency Department.
Krug SE, ed. Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources and the American Academy of Pediatrics; 2010. ISBN: 9781599402123.
Emergency department visits for medical device–associated adverse events among children.
Wang C, Hefflin B, Cope JU, et al. Pediatrics. 2010;126:247-259.
Strategy for a National EMS Culture of Safety.
Irving, TX: American College of Emergency Physicians; 2013.
Creating a culture of safety in the emergency department: the value of teamwork training.
Jones F, Podila P, Powers C. J Nurs Adm. 2013;43:194-200.
Time motion study in a pediatric emergency department before and after computer physician order entry.
Yen K, Shane EL, Pawar SS, Schwendel ND, Zimmanck RJ, Gorelick MH. Ann Emerg Med. 2009;53:462-468.
Comparison of Broselow tape measurements versus physician estimations of pediatric weights.
Rosenberg M, Greenberger S, Rawal A, Latimer-Pierson J, Thundiyil J. Am J Emerg Med. 2011;29:482-488.
Accuracy of radiographic readings in the emergency department.
Petinaux B, Bhat R, Boniface K, Aristizabal J. Am J Emerg Med. 2011;29:18-25.
Incidence and impact of physician and nurse disruptive behaviors in the emergency department.
Rosenstein AH, Naylor B. J Emerg Med. 2012;43:139-148.
Cough and cold medication adverse events after market withdrawal and labeling revision.
Hampton LM, Nguyen DB, Edwards JR, Budnitz DS. Pediatrics. 2013;132:1047-1054.
Adverse events from cough and cold medications after a market withdrawal of products labeled for infants.
Shehab N, Schaefer MK, Kegler SR, Budnitz DS. Pediatrics. 2010;126:1100-1107.
Emergency department image interpretation accuracy: the influence of immediate reporting by radiology.
Snaith B, Hardy M. Int Emerg Nurs. 2014;22:63-68.
ED revamp: team approach to care reduces errors, boosts patient and clinician satisfaction.
ED Manag. 2011;23:78-80.
Facilitating a safe transition from the pediatric emergency department to home with a post-discharge phone call: a quality-improvement initiative to improve patient safety.
Bucaro PJ, Black E. J Emerg Nurs. 2014;40:245-252.
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