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Diamond F. Manag Care. July 2013;22:30-32.
Reporting on barriers to teamwork, this magazine article relates how hierarchy influences speaking up about concerns and recommends tactics to improve communication.
Improving teamwork on general medical units: when teams do not work face-to-face.
McComb SA, Henneman EA, Hinchey KT, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:471-478.
Learning accountability for patient outcomes.
Pronovost PJ. JAMA. 2010;304:204-205.
Using simulation to teach nursing students and licensed clinicians obstetric emergencies.
Alderman JT. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2012;37:394-400.
The role of nursing surveillance in keeping patients safe.
Dresser S. J Nurs Adm. 2012;42:361-368.
Integrating CUSP and TRIP to improve patient safety.
Romig M, Goeschel C, Pronovost P, Berenholtz SM. Hosp Pract (Minneap). 2010;38:114-121.
Improving safety culture on adult medical units through multidisciplinary teamwork and communication interventions: the TOPS Project.
Blegen MA, Sehgal NL, Alldredge BK, Gearhart S, Auerbach AD, Wachter RM. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:346-350.
What is patient safety culture? A review of the literature.
Sammer CE, Lykens K, Singh KP, Mains DA, Lackan NA. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2010;42:156-165.
Patient whiteboards as a communication tool in the hospital setting: A survey of practices and recommendations.
Sehgal NL, Green A, Vidyarthi AR, Blegen MA, Wachter RM. J Hosp Med. 2010;5:234-239.
Weaving a healthcare tapestry of safety and communication.
Hay J, Collin S, Koruth S. Nurs Manage. 2014;45:40-46.
Yurkiewicz I. Aeon Magazine. January 29, 2014.
Medication event huddles: a tool for reducing adverse drug events.
Morvay S, Lewe D, Stewart B, Catt C, McClead RE Jr, Brilli RJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:39-45.
Recognizing and managing errors of cognitive underspecification.
Duthie EA. J Patient Saf. 2014;10:1-5.
Stakeholder perspectives on handovers between hospital staff and general practitioners: an evaluation through the microsystems lens.
Göbel B, Zwart D, Hesselink G, Pijnenborg L, Barach P, Kalkman C, Johnson JK. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:i106-i113.
Disrespectful behaviors—part 1 and part 2.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 3, 2013;18:1-4. April 24, 2014;19:1-4.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
Is evidence guiding practice? Reported versus observed adherence to contact precautions: a pilot study.
Jessee MA, Mion LC. Am J Infect Control. 2013;41:965-970.
Development of a checklist for documenting team and collaborative behaviors during multidisciplinary bedside rounds.
Henneman EA, Kleppel R, Hinchey KT. J Nurs Adm. 2013;43:280-285.
Analysis of staff safety concerns.
Davidson J, Lamontagne G, Burnell L, et al. J Nurs Care Qual. 2013;28:147-152.
Second Victim: Error, Guilt, Trauma, and Resilience.
Dekker S. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2013. ISBN: 9781466583412.
Safety leadership: a meta-analytic review of transformational and transactional leadership styles as antecedents of safety behaviours.
Clarke S. J Occup Organ Psychol. 2013;86:22-49.
Handovers from the OR to the ICU.
Bonifacio AS, Segall N, Barbeito A, Taekman J, Schroeder R, Mark JB. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2013;51:43-61.
Improving patient safety using the sterile cockpit principle during medication administration: a collaborative, unit-based project.
Fore AM, Sculli GL, Albee D, Neily J. J Nurs Manag. 2013;21:106-111.
The effects of a 'discharge time-out' on the quality of hospital discharge summaries.
Mohta N, Vaishnava P, Liang C, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:885-890.
First, Do Less Harm: Confronting the Inconvenient Problems of Patient Safety.
Koppel R, Gordon S, ed. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press; 2012. ISBN: 9780801450778.
Identifying, understanding and overcoming barriers to medication error reporting in hospitals: a focus group study.
Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Sketris I, Fleming M. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:361-368.
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