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Adams JG. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2003.
Undiagnosed Vaginal Bleeding.
Mandelblatt J. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
The 2-Week Itch.
Cohen MR. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2003.
Having Surgery? What You Need to Know.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2005. AHRQ Publication No. 05(06)-0074.
Allergy to Holter.
Williams MV. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. July 2004.
Carpe Diem (Seize the Day).
Krumholz A. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
Prevention of fatal opioid overdose.
Beletsky L, Rich JD, Walley AY. JAMA. 2012;308:1863-1864.
Twenty Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors in Children.
Patient Fact Sheet. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2002. AHRQ Publication No. 02-P034.
Confusion with Acetaminophen
Heubi JE. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2006.
Patient Engagement and Surgical Safety—Tool Development Survey.
World Alliance for Patient Safety, World Health Organization.
Holtzman, NA. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance.
Gawande A. New York, NY: Metropolitan Books; 2007. ISBN: 0805082115.
Frederick mother's burning inspires daughter's activism.
Levine S. Washington Post. July 18, 2006:B01.
20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors.
Patient Fact Sheet. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 11-0089.
Incidence, patterns, and prevention of wrong-site surgery.
Kwaan MR, Studdert DM, Zinner MJ, Gawande AA. Arch Surg. 2006;141:353-358.
McGrath MH. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2009.
Meltzer HY. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. November 2003.
Schillinger D. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
Ensuring Correct Surgery.
Ann Arbor, MI: VA National Center for Patient Safety; 2006.
Quick Tips—When Planning for Surgery.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2002. AHRQ Publication No. 01-0040d.
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