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Failure to Report
Spath PL. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2007.
Error tracking in a clinical biochemistry laboratory.
Szecsi PB, Ødum L. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2009;47:1253-1257.
Patient Safety Authority Annual Reports.
Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; April 2014.
Time-dependent drug–drug interaction alerts in care provider order entry: software may inhibit medication error reductions.
van der Sijs H, Lammers L, van den Tweel A, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:864-868.
Identifying causes of adverse events detected by an automated trigger tool through in-depth analysis.
Muething SE, Conway PH, Kloppenborg E, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:435-439.
Nature, causes and consequences of unintended events in surgical units.
van Wagtendonk I, Smits M, Merten H, Heetveld MJ, Wagner C. Br J Surg. 2010;97:1730-1740.
Check the Wristband.
Rosenthal MM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2003.
Eliminating Serious, Preventable, and Costly Medical Errors - Never Events.
Baltimore, MD: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Public Affairs; May 18, 2006.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2006;41:405-406.
Mortality related to anaesthesia in France: analysis of deaths related to airway complications.
Auroy Y, Benhamou D, Péquignot F, Bovet M, Jougla E, Lienhart A. Anaesthesia. 2009;64:366-370.
Applying modern error theory to the problem of missed injuries in trauma.
Clarke DL, Gouveia J, Thomson SR, Muckart DJJ. World J Surg. 2008;32:1176-1182.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:547-550, 554.
Insufficient communication about medication use at the interface between hospital and primary care.
Glintborg B, Andersen SE, Dalhoff K. Qual Saf Health Care. 2007;16:34-39.
Learning from different lenses: reports of medical errors in primary care by clinicians, staff, and patients: a project of the American Academy of Family Physicians National Research Network.
Phillips RL, Dovey SM, Graham D, Elder NC, Hickner JM. J Patient Saf. 2006;2:140-146.
Journal reporting of medical errors: the wisdom of Solomon, the bravery of Achilles, and the foolishness of Pan.
Murphy JG, Stee L, McEvoy MT, Oshiro J. Chest. 2007;131:890-896.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Special Issue: Patient Safety.
The Sorry Works! Coalition: making the case for full disclosure.
Wojcieszak D, Banja J, Houk C. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:344-350.
Reducing warfarin medication interactions: an interrupted time series evaluation.
Feldstein AC, Smith DH, Perrin N, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:1009-1015.
Adams JG. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2003.
Urine a Tough Position.
Gandhi TK. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. October 2003.
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