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Ashley L, Armitage G. J Patient Saf. 2010;6:210-215.
Ashley L ; Armitage G. Failure mode and effects analysis: an empirical comparison of failure mode scoring procedures. J Patient Saf. 2010; 6: 210-215
This study empirically demonstrated that different failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) scoring procedures produce different hazard scores and prioritization.
Applying Lean Sigma solutions to mistake-proof the chemotherapy preparation process.
Aboumatar HJ, Winner L, Davis R, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:79-86, AP1-AP4.
Using Failure Mode and Effects Analysis for safe administration of chemotherapy to hospitalized children with cancer.
Robinson DL, Heigham M, Clark J. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:161-166.
Patient safety in complementary medicine through the application of clinical risk management in the public health system.
Rossi EG, Bellandi T, Picchi M, et al. Medicines (Basel). 2017;4:E93.
Preventing blood transfusion failures: FMEA, an effective assessment method.
Najafpour Z, Hasoumi M, Behzadi F, Mohamadi E, Jafary M, Saeedi M. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17:453.
Using prospective risk analysis tools to improve safety in pharmacy settings: a systematic review and critical appraisal.
Stojkovic T, Marinkovic V, Manser T. J Patient Saf. 2017 Jun 29; [Epub ahead of print].
Using failure mode and effects analysis to reduce patient safety risks related to the dispensing process in the community pharmacy setting.
Stojkovic T, Marinkovic V, Jaehde U, Manser T. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2017;13:1159-1166.
A review of healthcare failure mode and effects analysis (HFMEA) in radiotherapy.
Giardina M, Cantone MC, Tomarchio E, Veronese I. Health Phys. 2016;111:317-326.
Use of failure mode and effects analysis to improve emergency department handoff processes.
Sorrentino P. Clin Nurse Spec. 2016;30:28-37.
Where are my instruments? Hazards in delivery of surgical instruments.
Guédon ACP, Wauben LSGL, van der Eijk AC, et al. Surg Endosc. 2016;30:2728-2735.
Application of failure mode effect analysis to improve the care of septic patients admitted through the emergency department.
Alamry A, Al Owais SM, Marini AM, Al-Dorzi H, Alsolamy S, Arabi Y. J Patient Saf. 2017;13:76-81.
The role of failure mode and effects analysis in health care.
Fibuch E, Ahmed A. Physician Exec. Jul-Aug 2014;40:28-32.
Escalation of care in surgery: a systematic risk assessment to prevent avoidable harm in hospitalized patients.
Johnston M, Arora S, Anderson O, King D, Behar N, Darzi A. Ann Surg. 2015;261:831-838.
Risks in the implementation and use of smart pumps in a pediatric intensive care unit: application of the failure mode and effects analysis.
Manrique-Rodríguez S, Sánchez-Galindo AC, López-Herce J, et al. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2014;30:210-217.
Augmenting health care failure modes and effects analysis with simulation.
Nielsen DS, Dieckmann P, Mohr M, Mitchell AU, Østergaard D. Simul Healthc. 2014;9:48-55.
Health care failure mode and effect analysis to reduce NICU line–associated bloodstream infections.
Chandonnet CJ, Kahlon PS, Rachh P, et al. Pediatrics. 2013;131:e1961-e1969.
Failure mode and effects analysis outputs: are they valid?
Shebl NA, Franklin BD, Barber N. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012;12:150.
A systematic proactive risk assessment of hazards in surgical wards: a quantitative study.
Anderson O, Brodie A, Vincent CA, Hanna GB. Ann Surg. 2012;255:1086-1092.
Failure mode and effects analysis: too little for too much?
Franklin BD, Shebl NA, Barber N. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:607-611.
The AMÉLIE project: failure mode, effects and criticality analysis: a model to evaluate the nurse medication administration process on the floor.
Nguyen C, Côté J, Lebel D, et al. J Eval Clin Pract. 2013;19:192-199.
Key performance outcomes of patient safety curricula: root cause analysis, failure mode and effects analysis, and structured communications skills.
Fassett WE. Am J Pharm Educ. 2011;75:164.
Safety strategies in an academic radiation oncology department and recommendations for action.
Terezakis SA, Pronovost P, Harris K, Deweese T, Ford E. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:291-299.
Making FMEA work for you.
Reams J. Nurs Manage. 2011;42:18-20.
Utilising improvement science methods to optimise medication reconciliation.
White CM, Schoettker PJ, Conway PH, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:372-380.
Application of failure mode and effect analysis in a radiology department.
Thornton E, Brook OR, Mendiratta-Lala M, Hallett DT, Kruskal JB. Radiographics. 2011;31:281-293.
A proactive risk avoidance system using failure mode and effects analysis for "same-name" physician orders.
Tarpey K, Schaaf E, Lakhani U, Balcitis J. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010;36:461-467.
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