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Preventing wrong site, procedure, and patient events using a common cause analysis.
Mallett R, Conroy M, Saslaw LZ, Moffatt-Bruce S. Am J Med Qual. 2012;27:21-29.
Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room: a follow-up report.
Neily J, Mills PD, Eldridge N, et al. Arch Surg. 2011;146 1235-1239.
Wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures in the Universal Protocol era: analysis of a prospective database of physician self-reported occurrences.
Stahel PF, Sabel AL, Victoroff MS, et al. Arch Surg. 2010;145:978-984.
Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room.
Neily J, Mills PD, Eldridge N, et al. Arch Surg. 2009;144:1028-1034.
Wrong-side/wrong-site, wrong-procedure, and wrong-patient adverse events: are they preventable?
Seiden SC, Barach P. Arch Surg. 2006;141:931-939.
Patient misidentification in laboratory medicine: a qualitative analysis of 227 root cause analysis reports in the Veterans Health Administration.
Dunn EJ, Moga PJ. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010;134:244-255.
Use of an anatomic marking form as an alternative to the Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure and Wrong Person Surgery.
Knight N, Aucar J. Am J Surg. 2010;200:803-807.
An intervention to decrease patient identification band errors in a children's hospital.
Hain PD, Joers B, Rush M, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:244-247.
Specimen labeling errors in surgical pathology: an 18-month experience.
Layfield LJ, Anderson GM. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010;134:466-470.
Building a Memory: Preventing Harm, Reducing Risks and Improving Patient Safety.
Scobie S, Thomson R. London, England: National Patient Safety Agency; 2005.
Medical errors in orthopaedics. Results of an AAOS member survey.
Wong DA, Herndon JH, Canale ST, et al. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91:547-557.
The wrong patient.
Chassin MR, Becher EC. Ann Intern Med. 2002;136:826-833.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2005;40:844-847.
Urine a Tough Position.
Gandhi TK. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. October 2003.
Wrong-patient, wrong-site procedures persist despite safety protocol.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News; Nov. 1, 2010.
Patients put at risk by NHS computer fault.
Gray R. Scotland on Sunday. January 8, 2006.
To Resuscitate or Not?
Wu AW, Pronovost PJ. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2004.
Registration-associated patient misidentification in an academic medical center: causes and corrections.
Bittle MJ, Charache P, Wassilchalk DM. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:25-33.
The impact of traditional and smart pump infusion technology on nurse medication administration performance in a simulated inpatient unit.
Trbovich PL, Pinkney S, Cafazzo JA, Easty AC. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:430-434.
A case of mistaken identity: staff input on patient ID errors.
Ortiz J, Amatucci C. Nurs Manage. April 2009;4:37-41.
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