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Scanlon MC, Karsh BT. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(suppl 6):S90-S96.
Scanlon MC ; Karsh BT.Value of human factors to medication and patient safety in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2010; 38(suppl 6): S90-S96
This commentary illustrates the role of human factors in medication errors in the intensive care unit and provides examples of how human factors–based interventions (such as checklists) can be used to improve safety.
Often overlooked problems with handoffs: from the intensive care unit to the operating room.
Evans AS, Yee MS, Hogue CW. Anesth Analg. 2014;118:687-689.
What went right: lessons for the intensivist from the crew of US Airways Flight 1549.
Eisen LA, Savel RH. Chest. 2009;136:910-917.
Preventing catheter-related bloodstream infections: thinking outside the checklist.
Perencevich EN, Pittet D. JAMA. 2009;301:1285-1287.
Patient safety: the synergy of technology and behavior.
Yarbrough C, Rypkema S. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. January-February 2008;5:32-35.
Prompting physicians to address a daily checklist for antibiotics: do we need a co-pilot in the ICU?
Weiss CH, Wunderink RG. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2013;19:448-452
Cardiac surgical ICU care: eliminating "preventable" complications.
Shake JG, Pronovost PJ, Whitman GJR. J Card Surg. 2013;28:406-413.
Implementation of an evidence-based extubation checklist to reduce extubation failure in patients with trauma: a pilot study.
Howie WO, Dutton RP. AANA J. 2012;80:179-184.
Reducing catheter-associated bloodstream infections in the pediatric intensive care unit: business case for quality improvement.
Nowak JE, Brilli RJ, Lake MR, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010;11:579-587.
Pediatric safety incidents from an intensive care reporting system.
Skapik JL, Pronovost PJ, Miller MR, Thompson DA, Wu AW. J Patient Saf. 2009;5:95-101.
An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU.
Pronovost P, Needham D, Berenholtz S, et al. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:2725-2732.
Real time patient safety audits: improving safety every day.
Ursprung R, Gray JE, Edwards WH, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2005;14:284-289.
Checklist usage decreases critical task omissions when training residents to separate from simulated cardiopulmonary bypass.
Petrik EW, Ho D, Elahi M, et al. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014;28:1484-1489.
Back to basics: preventing surgical site infections.
Spruce L. AORN J. 2014;99:600-611.
Quality and safety in pediatric anesthesia: how can guidelines, checklists, and initiatives improve the outcome?
Hagerman NS, Varughese AM, Kurth CD. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27:323-329.
The surgical safety checklist and teamwork coaching tools: a study of inter-rater reliability.
Huang LC, Conley D, Lipsitz S, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:639-650.
Reducing the rate of catheter-associated bloodstream infections in a surgical intensive care unit using the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Central Line Bundle.
Sacks GD, Diggs BS, Hadjizacharia P, Green D, Salim A, Malinoski DJ. Am J Surg. 2014;207:817-823.
Sustainable, effective implementation of a surgical preprocedural checklist: an "attestation" format for all operating team members.
Porter AJ, Narimasu JY, Mulroy MF, Koehler RP. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:3-9.
The use of a checklist in a pediatric oncology clinic.
McLean TW, White GM, Bagliani AF, Lovato JF. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013;60:1855-1899.
Striving for a zero-error patient surgical journey through adoption of aviation-style challenge and response flow checklists: a quality improvement project.
Low DK, Reed MA, Geiduschek JM, Martin LD. Pediatr Anesth. 2013;23:571-578.
Thinking in three's: changing surgical patient safety practices in the complex modern operating room.
Gibbs VC. World J Gastroenterol. 2012;18:6712-6719.
Preventing wrong-site surgery in Minnesota: a 5-year journey.
Rydrych D, Apold J, Harder K. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2012;9:24-27,30-32,34.
Patient safety strategies: are we on the same team?
Moffatt-Bruce SD, Funai EF, Nash M, Gabbe SG. Obstet Gynecol. 2012;120:743-745.
Meeting the Joint Commission's 2013 National Patient Safety Goals.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; September 2012. ISBN: 9781599407555.
Perfusion safety: new initiatives and enduring principles.
Kurusz M. Perfusion. 2011;26(suppl 1):6-14.
Program encourages reporting accidents waiting to happen: the Good Catch Awards.
McCook A. Anesthesiology News. Sept 2011;37:9.
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