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COMMENTARY
Check the Wristband.
Rosenthal MM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2003.
COMMENTARY
To Resuscitate or Not?
Wu AW, Pronovost PJ. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2004.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
In a crisis, do-not-revive requests don't always work. 
Parker L. USA Today. December 19, 2006.
COMMENTARY
No Blood, Please.
Liang BA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2004.
COMMENTARY
Overriding Considerations.
Holtzman, NA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
COMMENTARY
DNR in the OR and Afterwards
Lo B. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2006.
COMMENTARY
Patient safety: honoring advanced directives.
Tice MA. Home Healthc Nurse. 2007;25:79-81.
COMMENTARY
A living will misinterpreted as a DNR order: confusion compromises patient care.
Katsetos AD, Mirarchi FL. J Emerg Med. 2011;40:629-632.
STUDY
Nurses' perspectives on the intersection of safety and informed decision making in maternity care.
Jacobson CH, Zlatnik MG, Kennedy HP, Lyndon A. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2013;42:577-587.
COMMENTARY
Code Status Confusion.
Lo B, Tulsky JA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2003.
COMMENTARY
Listen to the Family.
Campbell D Jr. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2004.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Program encourages reporting accidents waiting to happen: the Good Catch Awards.
McCook A. Anesthesiology News. Sept 2011;37:9. 
COMMENTARY
Deciphering the Code
Goldstein MK. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. Febuary 2006.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Healthcare industry representatives: maximizing benefits and reducing risks.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2006;3:13-19.
STUDY
Identification of inpatient DNR status: a safety hazard begging for standardization.
Sehgal NL, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:366-371.
COMMENTARY
Informed or Misled?
White SM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2007.
BOOK/REPORTclassic
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.
COMMENTARY
The Wrongful Resuscitation
Teno JM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2008.
COMMENTARY
Drug errors, qualitative research and some reflections on ethics.
Armitage G. J Clin Nurs. 2005;14:869-875.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Language Barriers in Health Care.
Saha S, Fernandez A, eds. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22(suppl 2):277-372. 
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