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Tips for Safer Surgery.
Surgical Care Improvement Project.
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance.
Gawande A. New York, NY: Metropolitan Books; 2007. ISBN: 0805082115.
Ensuring Correct Surgery.
Ann Arbor, MI: VA National Center for Patient Safety; 2006.
Hydraulic Fluid Facts.
Duke University Health System.
Sleep deprivation, elective surgical procedures, and informed consent.
Nurok M, Czeisler CA, Lehmann LS. N Engl J Med. 2010;363:2577-2579.
Parents' perceptions of pediatric day surgery risks: unforeseeable complications, or avoidable mistakes?
Sobo EJ. Soc Sci Med. 2005;60:2341-2350.
Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery.
The Joint Commission.
The impact of professionalism on safe surgical care.
Whittemore AD. J Vasc Surg. 2007;45:415-419.
Safety in ASCs: putting patients first.
Dix K. Today's Surgicenter. December 1, 2006.
Surgical site verification: A through Z.
Dunn D. J Perianesth Nurs. 2006;21:317-328.
Hospital tells of surgery on wrong side.
Smith S. Boston Globe. July 4, 2008;Metro section:1A.
Patient Engagement and Surgical Safety—Tool Development Survey.
World Alliance for Patient Safety, World Health Organization.
Having Surgery? What You Need to Know.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2005. AHRQ Publication No. 05(06)-0074.
Don't let a hospital make you sick.
Mishori R. Parade Magazine. February 8, 2009.
Family of woman who died after a medical error joins hospital's safety panel.
Shelton DL. Chicago Tribune. October 7, 2011.
Partnering with Patients and Families to Design a Patient- and Family-Centered Health Care System: Recommendations and Promising Practices.
Johnson B, Abraham M, Conway J, et al. Bethesda, MD: Institute for Family-Centered Care; April 2008.
Implementation of the Josie King Care Journal in a pediatric intensive care unit: a quality improvement project.
Turner K, Frush K, Hueckel R, Relf MV, Thornlow D, Champagne MT. J Nurs Care Qual. 2013;28:257-264.
Patients, families take up the cause of hospital safety.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition). May 30, 2007:D1.
Teaming up to prevent 'crashes': some hospitals give patients the power to get extra help, stat.
Wang SS. Washington Post. September 4, 2007;Health section:1.
Interview with Jerome Groopman.
"The Colbert Report." Comedy Central. March 19, 2007.
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