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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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Merkow RP, Shan Y, Gupta AR, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2020;46:558-564.
Postoperative complications can increase costs due to additional healthcare utilization such as further testing, reoperation, or additional clinical services. This study used data from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) to estimate 30-day costs resulting from postoperative complications. Prolonged ventilation, unplanned intubation, and renal failure were associated with the highest cost per event, whereas urinary tract infection, superficial surgical site infection, and venous thromboembolism were associated with the lowest cost per event.
WebM&M Case February 26, 2020
… The Case  … A man with mixed connective tissue disease on low-dose … … Commentary by Garth H. Utter, MD, MSc and David T. Cooke, MD  Esophageal perforation is usually not a …   … References  … Brinster CJ, Singhal S, Lee L, et al. Evolving options in the management of esophageal …
Loughead JL, Brennan RA, DeJuilio P, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:164-170, 125.
This study describes practical strategies, including educational efforts and new procedures to clamp and secure neonatal endotracheal tubes, to prevent unplanned extubations.