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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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Rimondini M, Busch IM, eds. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18.

Patient/clinician relationships supported by organizational culture and individual wellness efforts are core to the provision of high-quality care and process improvement engagement. This article collection highlights trainee attitudes about patient safety and how respect and support for enhancing the care experience of both patients and those who care for them are foundational to safe, effective care.

Garman AN, McAlearney AS, Harrison MI, et al. Health Care Manag Rev. 2011-2020.

In this continuing series, high-performance work practices are explored and defined through literature review, case analysis, and research. The authors summarize findings and discuss how best practices can influence quality, safety, and efficiency outcomes. Topics covered include speaking up, central line infection prevention, and business case development.

Gluck PA, ed. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2019;46:H1-H8, 199-398.

Obstetrics is a high-risk practice that concurrently manages the safety of mothers and newborns. Articles in this special issue explore various facets of health care quality and safety improvement in the care of women and expectant mothers. Topics covered include the patient experience, safety culture, disparities, program implementation, and clinical trends.
Deutsch E, ed. PA-PSRS Pa Patient Saf Advis. 2018 Oct 31;15(suppl 1):1-70.
This special issue raises awareness of challenges to reducing diagnostic error. Articles discuss insights from experts about how to improve diagnosis, the role of patients in diagnostic error reduction, and diagnostic process improvement activities implemented in various health care facilities.
Landrigan CP, Lyons A, Gannon P, et al. FIRST Do No Harm. December 2012;1-8.
This newsletter issue highlights initiatives and tools developed to improve handoff communication in Massachusetts.
Baker GR, ed. Healthc Q. 2012;15:1-72.
This special issue exploring patient safety in Canada highlights topics such as teamwork, medication reconciliation, and diagnostic error.

Brice JH, Patterson PD, eds. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16:1-108.  

This special issue contains articles exploring safety improvement efforts in emergency medical services.

Rogers WA, ed. J Exp Psychol Appl. 2011;17(3):191-302.

Articles in this special issue explore the impact of cognition on health care activities such as patient identification, interruptions, and team communication.

Neuman MD, Martinez EA, eds. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011;29:1-178.  

This special issue includes articles discussing safety in anesthesiology practice as well as quality improvement innovations.

Baker GR, ed. Healthc Q. 2010;13(Spec No):1-136.  

This is the fifth in a series of special issues devoted to exploring Canadian patient safety organizational and strategic improvement efforts. The articles highlight work related to topics including critical occurrence review, hand hygiene compliance, and effective handoffs.
Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority; McKoin S; Arbittier D; Wesner VS; Moorman DW; Castronuovo JJ Jr.
Articles in this special supplement outline tactics to improve communication including crew resource management, chain-of-command policies, and teamwork training.

Nash DB, Goldfarb NI, Patow C, eds. Acad Med. 2009;84:1641-1846.  

This collection of articles highlights efforts to improve quality and safety in academic health centers by establishing teamwork initiatives, engaging trainees in improvement, using evidence to guide care, and enhancing communication.
Scarrow PK; Gluck P; Elgart L; Gaffney A; Shea-Lewis A; Beckett CD; Kipnis G; Weinschreider J; Dadiz R; Daniel LT; Simpson EK; Cooper MR; Duquette CE; McWilliams T; Orsini M; Klein AA; Graham JM; Brinson M; Magtibay LV; Regan B; Lazar EJ.
Articles in this special issue cover numerous aspects of patient safety in obstetric care: teamwork training, simulation, communication, and process improvement strategies.