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Eliminating CLABSI: A National Patient Safety Imperative.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 11-0037-1-EF.
Integrating CUSP and TRIP to improve patient safety.
Romig M, Goeschel C, Pronovost P, Berenholtz SM. Hosp Pract (Minneap). 2010;38:114-121.
Hospital board checklist to improve culture and reduce central line–associated bloodstream infections.
Goeschel CA, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:525-528.
Organizational Change in the Face of Highly Public Errors—II. The Duke Experience
Frush K. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2005.
Evaluation of a nurse-led safety program in a critical care unit.
Saladino L, Pickett LC, Frush K, Mall A, Champagne MT. J Nurs Care Qual. 2013;28:139-146.
Latest heparin fatality speaks loudly—what have you done to stop the bleeding?
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! April 8, 2010;15:1-3.
Impact of the unit-based patient safety officer.
Nedved P, Chaudhry R, Pilipczuk D, Shah S. J Nurs Adm. 2012;42:431-434.
Assessing and improving safety culture throughout an academic medical centre: a prospective cohort study.
Paine LA, Rosenstein BJ, Sexton JB, Kent P, Holzmueller CG, Pronovost PJ. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:547-554.
The creation and impact of a dedicated section on quality and patient safety in a clinical academic department.
Boudreaux AM, Vetter TR. Acad Med. 2013;88:173-178.
Improving patient safety in intensive care units in Michigan.
Pronovost PJ, Berenholtz SM, Goeschel C, et al. J Crit Care. 2008;23:207-221.
Assessing and improving safety climate in a large cohort of intensive care units.
Sexton JB, Berenholtz SM, Goeschel CA, et al. Crit Care Med. 2011;39:934-939.
The Patient Safety Group.
Implementation of a surgical comprehensive unit-based safety program to reduce surgical site infections.
Wick EC, Hobson DB, Bennett JL, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215;193-200.
The road to zero preventable birth injuries.
Mazza F, Kitchens J, Akin M, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:201-205.
Enhancing safety reporting in adult ambulatory oncology with a clinician champion: a practice innovation.
Weingart SN, Price J, Duncombe D, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2009;24:203-210.
Safety huddles in the PACU: when a patient self-medicates.
Setaro J, Connolly M. J Perianesth Nurs. 2011;26:96-102.
Development and implementation of a pediatric patient safety program.
Alton M, Frush K, Brandon D, Mericle J. Adv Neonatal Care. 2006;6:104-111.
Implementing and validating a comprehensive unit-based safety program.
Pronovost P, Weast B, Rosenstein B. J Patient Saf. 2005;1:33-40.
In Conversation with…Peter J. Pronovost, MD, PhD
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2005.
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