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Do telephone call interruptions have an impact on radiology resident diagnostic accuracy?
Balint BJ, Steenburg SD, Lin H, Shen C, Steele JL, Gunderman RB. Acad Radiol. 2014 Sep 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Benefits and risks of using smart pumps to reduce medication error rates: a systematic review.
Ohashi K, Dalleur O, Dykes PC, Bates DW. Drug Saf. 2014 Oct 8; [Epub ahead of print].
Time of day and the decision to prescribe antibiotics.
Linder JA, Doctor JN, Friedberg MW, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct 6; [Epub ahead of print].
Exploring the causes of junior doctors' prescribing mistakes: a qualitative study.
Lewis PJ, Ashcroft DM, Dornan T, Taylor D, Wass V, Tully MP. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2014;78:310-319.
Multidisciplinary in-hospital teams improve patient outcomes: a review.
Epstein NE. Surg Neurol Int. 2014;5(suppl 7):S295-S303.
Hardwiring patient blood management: harnessing information technology to optimize transfusion practice.
Dunbar NM, Szczepiorkowski ZM. Curr Opin Hematol. 2014;21:515-520.
The SAGES FUSE program: bridging a patient safety gap.
Fuchshuber PR, Robinson TN, Feldman LS, Jones DB, Schwaitzberg SD. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2014;99:18-27.
The second victim experience and support tool: validation of an organizational resource for assessing second victim effects and the quality of support resources.
Burlison JD, Scott SD, Browne EK, Thompson SG, Hoffman JM. J Patient Saf. 2014 Aug 26; [Epub ahead of print].
Older people's experiences of medicine changes on leaving hospital.
Bagge M, Norris P, Heydon S, Tordoff J. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2014;10:791-800.
Creating spaces in intensive care for safe communication: a video-reflexive ethnographic study.
Hor SY, Iedema R, Manias E. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014 Sep 10; [Epub ahead of print].
FOCUS: The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists' initiative to improve quality and safety in the cardiovascular operating room.
Barbeito A, Lau WT, Weitzel N, Abernathy JH III, Wahr J, Mark JB. Anesth Analg. 2014;119:777-783.
The "Dirty Dozen": 12 persistent safety gaffes that we need to resolve!
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 9, 2014;19:1-5.
Prioritization and Identification of Health IT Patient Safety Measures.
Washington, DC: National Quality Forum.
Clinical alarm systems NPSG survey.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; October 8, 2014.
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