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Edozien LC, ed. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2013;27:A1-A14,479-640.
Articles in this special issue explore risk management topics in obstetrics and gynecology, such as retained surgical items, safety design, and patient engagement.
Jeffrey M. Pearl, MD; Nancy E. Donaldson RN, DNSc
Slippery Slide Into Life
Louis P. Halamek, MD
Criminalisation of unintentional error in healthcare in the UK: a perspective from New Zealand.
Ameratunga R, Klonin H, Vaughan J, Merry A, Cusack J. BMJ. 2019;364:l706.
Developing a systematic approach to safer medication use during pregnancy: summary of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention–convened meeting.
Broussard CS, Frey MT, Hernandez-Diaz S, et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;211:208-214.e1.
When diagnostic testing leads to harm: a new outcomes-based approach for laboratory medicine.
Epner PL, Gans JE, Graber ML. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(supp 2):6-10.
Paid malpractice claims for adverse events in inpatient and outpatient settings.
Bishop TF, Ryan AK, Casalino LP. JAMA. 2011;305:2427-2431.
Determinants of patient-reported medication errors: a comparison among seven countries.
Lu CY, Roughead E. Int J Clin Pract. 2011;65:733-740.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Smetzer JL, Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:869-872.
Implementation and spread of a simple and effective way to improve the accuracy of medicines reconciliation on discharge: a hospital-based quality improvement project and success story.
Botros S, Dunn J. BMJ Open Qual. 2019;8:e000363.
Managing the risks of direct oral anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. July 30, 2019;(61):1-5.
Independent Review of Gross Negligence Manslaughter and Culpable Homicide.
Manchester, UK: General Medical Council; June 2019.
Why are patients not more involved in their own safety? A questionnaire-based survey in a multi-ethnic North London hospital population.
Yoong W, Assassi Z, Ahmedani I, et al. Postgrad Med J. 2019;95:266-270.
Medication Overload: America's Other Drug Problem.
Brownlee S, Garber J. Brookline, MA: Lown Institute; 2019.
The 2018 Gosport Independent Panel report into deaths at the National Health Service's Gosport War Memorial Hospital. Does the culture of the medical profession influence health outcomes?
Bennett S. J Risk Res. 2019 Mar 27; [Epub ahead of print].
Capturing patients' perspectives on medication safety: the development of a patient-centered medication safety framework.
Giles SJ, Lewis PJ, Phipps DL, Mann F, Avery AJ, Ashcroft DM. J Patient Saf. 2019 Mar 11; [Epub ahead of print].
Patient Safety 101
Drs Bramhall and Bawa-Garba and the rightful domain of the criminal law.
Ost S. J Med Ethics. 2019;45:151-155.
The STEP-up programme: engaging all staff in patient safety.
Hamblin-Brown DJ, Ingram J. J Patient Saf Risk Manag. 2018;23:221–226.
Medication Safety Dashboard.
National Health Service.
The Report of the Short Life Working Group on Reducing Medication-related Harm.
Department of Health and Social Care. London, England: Crown Publishing; February 2018.
Transgender patients and diagnostic safety: back to basics.
Carr S. ImproveDx. February 2018;5:1-4.
Unintended doses in radiotherapy—over, under and outside?
Eaton DJ, Byrne JP, Cosgrove VP, Thomas SJ. Br J Radiol. 2018;91:20170863.
Threats to patient safety in primary care reported by older people with multimorbidity: baseline findings from a longitudinal qualitative study and implications for intervention.
Hays R, Daker-White G, Esmail A, et al. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17:754.
Intravenous fluid prescribing errors in children: mixed methods analysis of critical incidents.
Conn RL, McVea S, Carrington A, Dornan T. PLoS One. 2017;12:e0186210.
Critical Issues in Food Allergy: A National Academies Consensus Report.
Sicherer SH, Allen K, Lack G, Taylor SL, Donovan SM, Oria M. Pediatrics. 2017;140:e20170194
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