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When the bone flap hits the floor.
Jankowitz BT, Kondziolka DS. Neurosurgery. 2006;59:585-590.
Spinal surgery and patient safety: a systems approach.
Wong DA. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2006;14:226-232.
Save a brain, make a checklist.
Hamblin J. The Atlantic. March 17, 2014.
Feud between Cedars-Sinai and surgeon puts focus on patient safety.
Zarembo A. Los Angeles Times. April 6, 2010.
Third wrong-sided brain surgery at R.I. hospital.
Associated Press. MSNBC. November 27, 2007.
"Team time-out" and surgical safety—experiences in 12,390 neurosurgical patients.
Oszvald Á, Vatter H, Byhahn C, Seifert V, Güresir E. Neurosurg Focus. 2012;33:E6.
Surgical checklists: a detailed review of their emergence, development, and relevance to neurosurgical practice.
McConnell DJ, Fargen KM, Mocco J. Surg Neurol Int. 2012;3:2.
Impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour regulations on neurosurgical resident education and productivity.
Jagannathan J, Vates GE, Pouratian N, et al. J Neurosurg. 2009;110:820-827.
Resident duty hour regulation and patient safety: establishing a balance between concerns about resident fatigue and adequate training in neurosurgery.
Grady MS, Batjer HH, Dacey RG. J Neurosurg. 2009;110:828-836.
Harvey Cushing's open and thorough documentation of surgical mishaps at the dawn of neurologic surgery.
Latimer K, Pendleton C, Olivi A, Cohen-Gadol AA, Brem H, Quiñones-Hinojosa A. Arch Surg. 2011;146:226-232.
Side errors in neurosurgery.
Mitchell P, Nicholson CL, Jenkins A. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2006;148:1289-92.
Is there a "July phenomenon" in pediatric neurosurgery at teaching hospitals?
Smith ER, Butler WE, Barker FG 2nd. J Neurosurg. 2006;105(suppl 3):169-176.
Medication-error reporting and pharmacy resident experience during implementation of computerized prescriber order entry.
Weant KA, Cook AM, Armitstead JA. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:526-530.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Risk Prevention and Surgical Checklists.
Neurosurg Focus. 2012;33:E1-E16.
Inappropriate surgeries resulting from misdiagnosis of early amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Srinivasan J, Scala S, Jones HR, Saleh F, Russell JA. Muscle Nerve. 2006;34:359-360.
The prevalence of wrong level surgery among spine surgeons.
Mody MG, Nourbakhsh A, Stahl DL, Gibbs M, Alfawareh M, Garges KJ. Spine. 2008;33:194-198.
Wrong-site craniotomy: analysis of 35 cases and systems for prevention.
Cohen FL, Mendelsohn D, Bernstein M. J Neurosurg. 2010;113:461-473.
Prospective error recording in surgery: an analysis of 1108 elective neurosurgical cases.
Stone S, Bernstein M. Neurosurgery. 2007;60:1075-1080; discussion 1080-1082.
Eight-year experience with a neurosurgical checklist.
Lyons MK. Am J Med Qual. 2010;25:285-288.
To err is human: quality and safety issues in spine care.
Wong DA, Watters WC 3rd. Spine. 2007;32(suppl 11):S2-S8.
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