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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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.
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.
Patient Education Pages.
Journal of Patient Safety.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Language Barriers in Health Care.
Saha S, Fernandez A, eds. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22(suppl 2):277-372.
Hospitals save money, but safety is questioned.
Klein A. The Washington Post. December 11, 2005:A01.
Hospitals look to improve informed consent process.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News. November 19, 2007.
Drug errors, qualitative research and some reflections on ethics.
Armitage G. J Clin Nurs. 2005;14:869-875.
Check the Wristband.
Rosenthal MM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2003.
The Wrongful Resuscitation
Teno JM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2008.
Holtzman, NA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
Listen to the Family.
Campbell D Jr. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2004.
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.
DNR in the OR and Afterwards
Lo B. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2006.
Preventing surgical errors.
Frenzel JC, Kelly T. HHN Magazine Online. January 6, 2009.
In a crisis, do-not-revive requests don't always work.
Parker L. USA Today. December 19, 2006.
Risk of mistaken DNR orders.
Rohrer JE, Esler WV, Saeed Q, et al. Support Care Cancer. 2006;14:871-873.
Mackenzie CF. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
Safe Practices for Better Healthcare–2009 Update.
National Quality Forum. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 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.
No Blood, Please.
Liang BA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2004.
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