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Miller DR, Merry AF, eds. Can J Anesth. 2013;60:7-220.
Articles in this special issue discuss strategies to improve safety in anesthesia, including simulation training, perioperative checklists, and practice guidelines.
2008 Recommendations for Pre-Anesthesia Checkout Procedures.
ASA Committee on Equipment and Facilities. Park Ridge, IL: American Society of Anesthesiologists; 2008.
Operative team communication during simulated emergencies: too busy to respond?
Davis WA, Jones S, Crowell-Kuhnberg AM, et al. Surgery. 2017;161:1348-1356.
The impact of critical event checklists on medical management and teamwork during simulated crises in a surgical daycare facility.
Everett TC, Morgan PJ, Brydges R, et al. Anaesthesia. 2017;72:350-358.
Information transfer in multidisciplinary operating room teams: a simulation-based observational study.
Cumin D, Skilton C, Weller J. BMJ Qual Saf. BMJ Qual Saf 2017;26:209-216.
Teaching a 'good' ward round.
Powell N, Bruce CG, Redfern O. Clin Med. 2015;15:135-138.
Quality Improvement in Neurosurgery.
Rolston JD, Han SJ, Parsa AT, eds. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2015;26:143-322.
Rapid learning of adverse medical event disclosure and apology.
Raemer DB, Locke S, Walzer TB, Gardner R, Baer L, Simon R. J Patient Saf. 2016;12:140-147.
Simulation as a tool to improve the safety of pre-hospital anaesthesia—a pilot study.
Batchelder AJ, Steel A, Mackenzie R, Hormis AP, Daniels TS, Holding N. Anaesthesia. 2009;64:978-983.
Interruptions and blood transfusion checks: lessons from the simulated operating room.
Liu D, Grundgeiger T, Sanderson PM, Jenkins SA, Leane TA. Anesth Analg. 2009;108:219-222.
Practice advisory for the prevention and management of operating room fires.
Caplan RA, Barker SJ, Connis RT, et al; for American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Operating Room Fires. Anesthesiology. 2008;108:786-801.
Patient Safety Resources for Clinicians.
Patient Safety Committee. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Reducing surgical mortality in Scotland by use of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.
Ramsay G, Haynes AB, Lipsitz SR, et al. Br J Surg. 2019 Apr 16; [Epub ahead of print].
Debriefing in the OR: a quality improvement project.
Finch EP, Langston M, Erickson D, Pereira K. AORN J. 2019;109:336-344.
Operating room fires.
Jones TS, Black IH, Robinson TN, Jones EL. Anesthesiology. 2019;130:492-501.
Quality improvement in ambulatory surgery centers: a major national effort aimed at reducing infections and other surgical complications.
Davis KK, Mahishi V, Singal R, et al. J Clin Med Res. 2019;11:7-14.
Scaling safety: the South Carolina Surgical Safety Checklist experience.
Berry WR, Edmondson L, Gibbons LR, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1779-1786.
Simulation-based clinical rehearsals as a method for improving patient safety.
Arnold J, Cashin M, Olutoye OO. JAMA Surg. 2018;153:1143-1144.
Bringing perioperative emergency manuals to your institution: a "How To" from concept to implementation in 10 steps.
Agarwala AV, McRichards LK, Rao V, Kurzweil V, Goldhaber-Fiebert SN. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:170-179.
Surgical safety checklists in children's surgery: surgeons' attitudes and review of the literature.
Roybal J, Tsao K, Rangel S, Ottosen M, Skarda D, Berman L. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2018;3:e108.
Safety stop: a valuable addition to the pediatric universal protocol.
Caruso TJ, Munshey F, Aldorfer B, Sharek PJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:552-556.
Factors associated with the use of cognitive aids in operating room crises: a cross-sectional study of US hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers.
Alidina S, Goldhaber-Fiebert SN, Hannenberg AA, et al. Implement Sci. 2018;13:50.
Seen through the patients' eyes: surgical safety and checklists.
Bergs J, Lambrechts F, Desmedt M, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2018;30:118-123.
Enhancing the quality and safety of the perioperative patient.
Staender S, Smith A. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017;30:730-735.
The surgical safety checklist and patient outcomes after surgery: a prospective observational cohort study, systematic review and meta-analysis.
Abbott TEF, Ahmad T, Phull MK, et al; International Surgical Outcomes Study (ISOS) Group. Br J Anaesth. 2018;120:146-155.
Using simulation to improve systems-based practices.
Gardner AK, Johnston M, Korndorffer JR Jr, Haque I, Paige JT. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:484–491.
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