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Take Charge of Your Hospital Stay to Avoid Medical Mistakes.
Clarke S, Savard M. Good Morning America. ABC News. March 22, 2010.
Staying safe during a hospital stay.
Graham J. Los Angeles Times. May 11, 2011.
The faces of medical error...from tears to transparency.
The Empowered Patient Coalition; 2010.
Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
Drug errors are dangerous but preventable.
Washington Post; August 31, 2010:HE02.
Getting Safer Care.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Obama Administration introduces plan to reduce preventable medical errors.
PBS News Hour. April 12, 2011.
Medical misdiagnoses can have fatal consequences.
Olsen D. State Journal-Register. June 26, 2011.
Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.
Cumbler E, Wald H, Kutner J. J Hosp Med. 2010;5-83-86.
Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: a review of key issues for hospitalists.
Kripalani S, Jackson AT, Schnipper JL, Coleman EA. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:314-323.
Putting the 'patient' in patient safety: a qualitative study of consumer experiences.
Rathert C, Brandt J, Williams ES. Health Expect. 2012;15:327-336.
How to avoid falling victim to a hospital mistake.
Cohen E. Empowered Patient. CNN.com. November 13, 2009.
National Priorities and Goals: Aligning Our Efforts to Transform America's Healthcare.
National Priorities Partnership. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2008. ISBN: 1933875194.
Patients, beware: 731 nurses reveal what to watch out for in the hospital.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Small patients, big consequences in medical errors.
Tarkan L. New York Times. September 14, 2008;Health section:7.
Medical mystery: alcoholism didn’t cause man’s diabetes and cirrhosis.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. June 13, 2011:E1.
Medication mistakes that can kill.
Haiken M. Caring.com. August 17, 2009.
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.
Misdiagnosed: what to do when your doctor doesn't know.
Fischer MA. AARP The Magazine. July/August 2011;54:50-53,80.
Avoiding Medication Mistakes.
Fitzpatrick C. Consumer Updates. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration. September 29, 2009.
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