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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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Betbeze P. HealthLeaders Media. May 2, 2014.

Reporting on how misinterpretation of advance directives and living wills can detract from patient safety, this news article reveals insights from a physician who developed a checklist poster to provide decision support for clinicians and recommends standardization of the forms to reduce risks.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. March 28, 2011.
This newspaper article discusses how combining best practices in teamwork, simulation, and communication can improve patient safety during obstetric emergencies.
Meyers S. Trustee. 2006;59:12-4, 21, 1.
The author describes how several hospitals implemented crew resource management programs to improve communication.