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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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Zheng F ed. Surg Clin North Am. 2021;101(1):1-160.  

Surgical safety is a recognized area of emphasis in patient safety improvement. Articles in this special issue cover topics such as human factors, checklists, teamwork, and telemedicine as a safe support mechanism. 
Shapiro FE, ed. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2019;57:1-162.
This publication presents patient safety concepts for anesthesia practice, including decision aids to educate and empower patients about anesthesia choice, environmental hazards, interpersonal communication, team training, and use of technology and simulation as educational tools.

Shah RK, ed. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2019;52:1-194.

Articles in this special issue apply safety concepts to reducing preventable patient harm in otolaryngology. The reviews highlight systems science, collaboration, leadership models, and patient experience as important to moving safety innovation forward in this specialty.

J Oncol Pract. 2016;12(11):955-1194.

Team-based care has been adopted in various specialties as a strategy to reduce handoff errors and omissions. Highlighting the work of a collaborative project to apply team science to oncology, articles in this special issue explore topics such as engaging patients as team members, the role of psychological safety, and use of shared mental models to augment cancer care.

Fam Syst Health. 2015;33(3):175-269.

Teamwork is a key element of patient-centered care, but evidence regarding its use in the primary care environment is limited. Articles in this special issue examine the reasons for this shortcoming, including the impact of health coaches, storytelling, team training, and patient engagement tactics in this setting.
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.

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.

Lyndon A, Simpson KR, Bakewell-Sachs S, eds. J Perinat Neonat Nurs. 2010;24(1):1-89.  

This collection of articles covers issues important to safety during labor and delivery, including teamwork, evidence-based care, and safety culture.
Frush KS, Hohenhaus SM eds. Clin Pediatr Emerg Med. 2006;7(4):213-283.
This special issue provides 11 articles on various aspects of ensuring safety in pediatric emergency care, including the use of rapid response teams and family involvement in care.