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Shake JG, Pronovost PJ, Whitman GJR. J Card Surg. 2013;28:406-413.
Shake JG ; Pronovost PJ ; Whitman GJR.Cardiac surgical ICU care: eliminating "preventable" complications. J Card Surg. 2013; 28: 406-413
This review spotlights checklists and goal sheets as strategies to reduce preventable harm associated with cardiac surgery patients.
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.
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.
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.
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
Surgical safety checklist compliance: a job done poorly!
Sparks EA, Wehbe-Janek H, Johnson RL, Smythe WR, Papaconstantinou HT. J Am Coll Surg. 2013;217:867-873.
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.
Perfusion safety: new initiatives and enduring principles.
Kurusz M. Perfusion. 2011;26(suppl 1):6-14.
Avoiding wrong site surgery: a systematic review.
DeVine J, Chutkan N, Norvell DC, Dettori JR. Spine. 2010;35(suppl 9):S28-S36.
Wise before the event.
Watts G. BMJ. 2010;340:c1378.
Improving operating room safety.
Hurlbert SN, Garrett J. Patient Saf Surg. 2009;3:25.
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.
The Helsinki Declaration on Patient Safety in Anaesthesiology: the past, present and future.
Mellin-Olsen J, Staender S. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27:630-634.
Surgical checklists unused in 10% of hospitals, CMS data shows.
Clark C. HealthLeaders Media. July 24, 2014.
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.
Do safety checklists improve teamwork and communication in the operating room? A systematic review.
Russ S, Rout S, Sevdalis N, Moorthy K, Darzi A, Vincent C. Ann Surg. 2013;258:856-871.
Surgical checklists: the human factor.
O'Connor P, Reddin C, O'Sullivan M, O'Duffy F, Keogh I. Patient Saf Surg. 2013;7:14.
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.
Decision-making and safety in anesthesiology.
Stiegler MP, Ruskin KJ. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012;25:724-729.
Thirty-day outcomes support implementation of a surgical safety checklist.
Bliss LA, Ross-Richardson CB, Sanzari LJ, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215:766-776.
Preoperative surgical briefings do not delay operating room start times and are popular with surgical team members.
Ali M, Osborne A, Bethune R, Pullyblank A. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:138-142.
Program encourages reporting accidents waiting to happen: the Good Catch Awards.
McCook A. Anesthesiology News. Sept 2011;37:9.
The Silent Treatment: Why Safety Tools and Checklists Aren't Enough to Save Lives.
Maxfield D, Grenny J, Lavandero R, Groah L. Provo, UT: VitalSmarts; 2011.
Engineering the system of communication for safer surgery.
Healey AN, Nagpal K, Moorthy K, Vincent CA. Cogn Tech Work. 2011;13:1-10.
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