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A hospital races to learn lessons of Ferrari pit stop.
Naik G. Wall Street Journal. November 14, 2006:A1. [reprinted on Post-gazette.com].
Pediatric patient safety in the prehospital/emergency department setting.
Barata IA, Benjamin LS, Mace SE, Herman MI, Goldman RD. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007;23:412-418.
Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine.
Croskerry P, Cosby KS, Schenkel SM, Wears RL, eds. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2009. ISBN: 9780781777278.
The Emergency Medical Services Safety Attitudes Questionnaire.
Patterson PD, Huang DT, Fairbanks RJ, Wang HE. Am J Med Qual. 2010;25:109-115.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Safety in EMS.
Brice JH, Patterson PD, eds. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16:1-108.
Pediatric patient safety in emergency departments: unit characteristics and staff perceptions.
Shaw KN, Ruddy RM, Olsen CS, et al; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network. Pediatrics. 2009;124:485-493.
Pediatric Patient Safety in the Emergency Department.
Krug SE, ed. Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources and the American Academy of Pediatrics; 2010. ISBN: 9781599402123.
Creating a culture of safety in the emergency department: the value of teamwork training.
Jones F, Podila P, Powers C. J Nurs Adm. 2013;43:194-200.
Strategy for a National EMS Culture of Safety.
Irving, TX: American College of Emergency Physicians; 2013.
Shapiro MJ. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
An implementation strategy for a multicenter pediatric rapid response system in Ontario.
Lobos A, Costello J, Gilleland J, Gaiteiro R, Kotsakis A; The Ontario Pediatric Critical Care Response Team Collaborative. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:271-280.
Radiation risks of diagnostic imaging.
Sentinel Event Alert #47. August 24, 2011.
Compliance with guidelines to prevent surgical site infections: as simple as 1-2-3?
Meeks DW, Lally KP, Carrick MM, et al. Am J Surg. 2011;201:76-83.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Patient Safety and Quality.
Lyndon A, Simpson KR, Bakewell-Sachs S, eds. J Perinat Neonat Nurs. 2010;24:1-89.
One intensive care nursery's experience with enhancing patient safety.
Alton M, Mericle J, Brandon D. Adv Neonatal Care. 2006;6:112-119.
Using evidence, rigorous measurement, and collaboration to eliminate central catheter-associated bloodstream infections.
Sawyer M, Weeks K, Goeschel CA, et al. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(suppl 8):S292-S298.
Operating room teamwork among physicians and nurses: teamwork in the eye of the beholder.
Makary MA, Sexton JB, Freischlag JA, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2006;202:746-752.
Creating an integrated patient safety team.
Gandhi TK, Graydon-Baker E, Barnes JN, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2003;29:383-390.
Safer Hospital Care: Strategies for Continuous Innovation.
Raheja D. New York, NY: Productivity Press; 2011. ISBN: 9781439821022.
Delay in Initiating Antibiotics Leads to Fatal Error.
Bellini LM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
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