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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Check the Wristband.
Rosenthal MM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2003.
Code Status Confusion.
Lo B, Tulsky JA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2003.
Mackenzie CF. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
To Resuscitate or Not?
Wu AW, Pronovost PJ. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2004.
No Blood, Please.
Liang BA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2004.
Preventing surgical errors.
Frenzel JC, Kelly T. HHN Magazine Online. January 6, 2009.
Holtzman, NA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
DNR in the OR and Afterwards
Lo B. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2006.
Secured But Not Always Safe
Jahr JS, Hosseini P. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. November 2006.
Program encourages reporting accidents waiting to happen: the Good Catch Awards.
McCook A. Anesthesiology News. Sept 2011;37:9.
Healthcare industry representatives: maximizing benefits and reducing risks.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2006;3:13-19.
In Conversation with...Dean Schillinger, MD
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February/March 2009.
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.
Hospitals save money, but safety is questioned.
Klein A. The Washington Post. December 11, 2005:A01.
The Wrongful Resuscitation
Teno JM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2008.
Patient safety: honoring advanced directives.
Tice MA. Home Healthc Nurse. 2007;25:79-81.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Language Barriers in Health Care.
Saha S, Fernandez A, eds. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22(suppl 2):277-372.
A living will misinterpreted as a DNR order: confusion compromises patient care.
Katsetos AD, Mirarchi FL. J Emerg Med. 2011;40:629-632.
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.
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