PATIENT SAFETY PRIMERS
Refers to the process whereby a physician informs a patient about the risks and benefits of a proposed therapy or test...
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Improving Patient Safety Through Informed Consent for Patients with Limited Health Literacy.
Wu HW, Nishimi RY, Page-Lopez CM, Kizer KW. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2005.
Safe Practices for Better Healthcare–2009 Update.
National Quality Forum. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2009.
Association between hospital-reported Leapfrog Safe Practices scores and inpatient mortality.
Kernisan LP, Lee SJ, Boscardin WJ, Landefeld CS, Dudley RA. JAMA. 2009;301:1341-1348.
Patient Education Pages.
Journal of Patient Safety.
Identification of inpatient DNR status: a safety hazard begging for standardization.
Sehgal NL, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:366-371.
"What Did the Doctor Say?:" Improving Health Literacy to Protect Patient Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; 2007.
Program encourages reporting accidents waiting to happen: the Good Catch Awards.
McCook A. Anesthesiology News. Sept 2011;37:9.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Health Literacy Research: Current Status and Future Directions.
Paasche-Orlow MK, Wilson EAH, McCormack L, eds. J Health Comm. 2010;15(suppl 2):1-225.
Framing family conversation after early diagnosis of iatrogenic injury and incidental findings.
Barrios L, Tsuda S, Derevianko A, et al. Surg Endosc. 2009;23:2535-2542.
In Conversation with...Dean Schillinger, MD
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February/March 2009.
A living will misinterpreted as a DNR order: confusion compromises patient care.
Katsetos AD, Mirarchi FL. J Emerg Med. 2011;40:629-632.
Preventing surgical errors.
Frenzel JC, Kelly T. HHN Magazine Online. January 6, 2009.
The Wrongful Resuscitation
Teno JM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2008.
Hospitals look to improve informed consent process.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. November 19, 2007.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Language Barriers in Health Care.
Saha S, Fernandez A, eds. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22(suppl 2):277-372.
Informed or Misled?
White SM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2007.
Patient safety: honoring advanced directives.
Tice MA. Home Healthc Nurse. 2007;25:79-81.
In a crisis, do-not-revive requests don't always work.
Parker L. USA Today. December 19, 2006.
DNR in the OR and Afterwards
Lo B. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2006.
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