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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.

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.

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.

J Health Serv Research Policy. 2010;15(suppl 1):S1-S91. 

This journal supplement contains numerous articles, reviews, and commentaries pertaining to patient safety–related activities and research in the United Kingdom.
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.

Healthc Q. 2006;9 Spec No:1-140.

This special issue describes projects and research in Canadian health care that are supporting improvements in patient safety.
Newsweek. October 15, 2006.
This "Health for Life" series features 10 case studies about patient safety and quality improvement efforts as well as several short articles on safety-related topics such as disclosure and computerizing medical care.