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Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
The relationship between patients' perception of care and measures of hospital quality and safety.
Isaac T, Zaslavsky AM, Cleary PD, Landon BE. Health Serv Res. 2010;45:1024-1040.
Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.
Cumbler E, Wald H, Kutner J. J Hosp Med. 2010;5-83-86.
Transitions of Care Consensus Policy Statement American College of Physicians-Society of General Internal Medicine-Society of Hospital Medicine-American Geriatrics Society-American College of Emergency Physicians-Society of Academic Emergency Medicine.
Snow V, Beck D, Budnitz T, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2009;24:971-976.
Making inpatient medication reconciliation patient centered, clinically relevant and implementable: a consensus statement on key principles and necessary first steps.
Greenwald JL, Halasyamani L, Greene J, et al. J Hosp Med. 2010;5:477-485.
Communication discrepancies between physicians and hospitalized patients.
Olson DP, Windish DM. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:1302-1307.
Can we rely on patients' reports of adverse events?
Zhu J, Stuver SO, Epstein AM, Schneider EC, Weissman JS, Weingart SN. Med Care. 2011;49:948-955.
2009 Utah Sentinel Events Data Report.
Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Department of Health, Utah Hospitals & Health Systems Association, and HealthInsight; March 10, 2010.
Adverse events in hospitals: the patient's point of view.
Massó Guijarro P, Aranaz Andrés JM, Mira JJ, Perdiguero E, Aibar C. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:144-147.
Schillinger D. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
Effect of medication reconciliation with and without patient counseling on the number of pharmaceutical interventions among patients discharged from the hospital.
Karapinar-Çarkit F, Borgsteede SD, Zoer J, Smit HJ, Egberts ACG, van den Bemt PMLA. Ann Pharmacother. 2009;43:1001-1010.
Small patients, big consequences in medical errors.
Tarkan L. New York Times. September 14, 2008;Health section:7.
Patients, beware: 731 nurses reveal what to watch out for in the hospital.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Patients as Partners: How to Involve Patients and Families in Their Own Care.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources; 2006. ISBN: 0866889965.
What 'patient-centered' should mean: confessions of an extremist.
Berwick DM. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009;28:w555-w565.
Family-centered rounds on pediatric wards: a PRIS network survey of US and Canadian hospitalists.
Mittal VS, Sigrest T, Ottolini MC, et al. Pediatrics. 2010;126:37-43.
Patient engagement in patient safety: barriers and facilitators.
Scobie AC, Persaud DD. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. March/April 2010;7:42-47.
Don't let a hospital make you sick.
Mishori R. Parade Magazine. February 8, 2009.
Staying safe during a hospital stay.
Graham J. Los Angeles Times. May 11, 2011.
Take Charge of Your Hospital Stay to Avoid Medical Mistakes.
Clarke S, Savard M. Good Morning America. ABC News. March 22, 2010.
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