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Patient, protect thyself.
Szabo L. USA Today. February 5, 2007.
Pittsburgh, PA: UPMC Shadyside Hospital; 2012.
SAFE CARE Patient Safety Education Program.
Mableton, GA: Safe Care Campaign.
To protect against drug errors, ask questions.
Brody JE. New York Times. January 2, 2007:F7.
Notre Dame students design to save lives.
McFadden M. WNDU. February 21, 2012.
Don't come back, hospitals say.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. June 7, 2011:D3.
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance.
Gawande A. New York, NY: Metropolitan Books; 2007. ISBN: 0805082115.
Patient Education Pages.
Journal of Patient Safety.
Things You Should Know Before Entering the Hospital.
Chicago, IL: Four Leaf Enterprises, Inc; 2005.
Prevent medication errors: a New Year's resolution: teaching patients about their medications.
Polzien G. Home Healthc Nurse. 2007;25:59-62.
Prevention of fatal opioid overdose.
Beletsky L, Rich JD, Walley AY. JAMA. 2012;308:1863-1864.
How to Make Your Hospital Stay Safer and Cheaper: A Checklist.
Kane J. PBS NewsHour. October 23, 2012.
Hospital safety: your responsibility or theirs?
Teegardin C. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. April 28, 2013.
Health literacy—a quality and patient safety imperative.
Foubister V. Quality Matters. November/December 2006.
Patient Safety and Satisfaction: The State of American Hospitals.
Golden, CO: HealthGrades Inc.; May 2012.
Preventing Infections in the Hospital—What You As a Patient Can Do.
Chicago, IL: National Patient Safety Foundation.
Q: What scares doctors? A: Being the patient.
Gibbs N, Bower A. Time Magazine. May 1, 2006.
10 things your hospital won't tell you.
Kapadia R. Smart Money. October 2006;15:112-114.
The Role of the Patient in Improving Patient Safety
Gibson R. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2007.
Allen M, Pierce O, PBS Frontline, Ocupop. ProPublica. May 17, 2013.
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