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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.
D'Ambruoso SF, Coscarelli A, Hurvitz S, et al. Journal of oncology practice. 2016;12:1039-1045.
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.

Salas E, Rosen MA, eds. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(5):369-448.  

Articles in this special issue explore theory-driven and simulation-based approaches to improve teamwork in health care.
Macleod H; Nicklin W; Flemons WW; MRae G; Lingard L; Carfazzo JA; St-Cyr O; O’Connor P; Ritchie J; Drouin S; Covell CL; Gardam M; Reason P; Glitterman L; Fernandes O; Shojania KG; Croskerry P; Hayes C; Dhalla IA; O’Brien T; Ko F; Laupacis A; Stevenson L; Lang A; Macdonald M; Archer J; Berlanda C.
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.

Batalden P, Davidoff F, eds. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20(suppl 1):1-105.  

Articles in this supplement discuss research tactics, cross-disciplinary thinking, and educational strategies, along with how they can contribute to large scale safety and quality improvement efforts.

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.

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.
Ardenne M, Reitnauer PG. Arzneimittel-Forschung. 1975;25:1369-79.
This special issue highlights the work of nurse-led teams involved in the Transforming Care at the Bedside project and describes its impact on safety and quality improvement.
Health Serv Res. 2009 Apr;44(2 Pt 2):623-776.
This special series of articles highlights the progress and current state of patient safety since the landmark IOM report. The series was developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) as a method to critically evaluate their efforts, and those of their grantees, in funding more than 230 patient safety projects. The compilation showcases AHRQ's efforts to catalyze innovation and advance knowledge in patient safety, reflected in part by the articles in this series. An introductory editorial highlights themes that should drive the next 10 years of patient safety progress, which include changing safety culture, increasing transparency in providing care and examining risk, embracing the power of multidisciplinary teams, realizing the benefits of information technology, and approaching every issue through the patient's eyes.