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The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.

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Katz MG, Rockne WY, Braga R, et al. Am J Surg. 2020;219:21-26.
This study describes the impact of an upgraded patient safety reporting system that includes an option for positive reporting (e.g., teamwork, positive behavior) at a single academic medical center. The upgraded system resulted in a significant increase in the quantity and length of event reporting. The authors suggest that allowing for positive behavior reporting contributes to a culture of safety, which may have led to an increase in event reporting overall.
Cochran A, Elder WB. J Am Coll Surg. 2014;219:390-8.
Disruptive behavior among clinicians remains common despite efforts to address it. This qualitative study with operating room staff identified numerous descriptive instances of disruptive behavior by general surgeons. The authors outline a conceptual model of the factors that encourage such behavior.