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SIDM Education Committee. Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine: 2017.
This toolkit includes resources to help clinicians and educators improve their understanding of cognitive errors and diagnostic reasoning.
Diagnostic Error in Medicine.
Singh H, ed. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(suppl 2):ii1-ii72.
Missed opportunities for diagnosing brain tumours in primary care: a qualitative study of patient experiences.
Walter FM, Penfold C, Joannides A, et al. Br J Gen Pract. 2019;69:e224-e235.
Developing an appreciation of patient safety: analysis of interprofessional student experiences with health mentors.
Langlois S. Perspect Med Educ. 2016;5:88-94.
An organizational learning framework for patient safety.
Edwards MT. Am J Med Qual. 2017;32:148-155.
Standardized handoff report form in clinical nursing education: an educational tool for patient safety and quality of care.
Lim F, Pajarillo EJY. Nurse Educ Today. 2016;37:3-7.
Leveraging trainees to improve quality and safety at the point of care: three models for engagement.
Johnson Faherty L, Mate KS, Moses JM. Acad Med. 2016;91:503-509.
Post-traumatic stress disorder amongst surgical trainees: an unrecognised risk?
Thompson CV, Naumann DN, Fellows JL, Bowley DM, Suggett N. Surgeon. 2017;15:123-130.
Contamination of health care personnel during removal of personal protective equipment.
Tomas ME, Kundrapu S, Thota P, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175:1904-1910.
Health literacy in transitions of care: an innovative objective structured clinical examination for fourth-year medical students in an internship preparation course.
Bloom-Feshbach K, Casey D, Schulson L, Gliatto P, Giftos J, Karani R. J Gen Intern Med. 2016;31:242-246.
Teaching Clinical Reasoning.
Trowbridge RL Jr, Rencic JJ, Durning SJ, eds. Philadelphia, PA: American College of Physicians; 2015. ISBN: 9781938921056.
Council on Surgical & Perioperative Safety.
Breaking the silence of the switch—increasing transparency about trainee participation in surgery.
McAlister C. N Engl J Med. 2015;372:2477-2479.
Bridging the gap: a framework and strategies for integrating the quality and safety mission of teaching hospitals and graduate medical education.
Tess A, Vidyarthi A, Yang J, Myers JS. Acad Med. 2015;90:1251-1257.
Safety incidents in the primary care office setting.
Rees P, Edwards A, Panesar S, et al. Pediatrics. 2015;135:1027-1035.
Advancing the future of patient safety in oncology: implications of patient safety education on cancer care delivery.
James TA, Goedde M, Bertsch T, Beatty D. J Cancer Educ. 2016;31:488-492.
World Health Organization.
TRIAD VII: do prehospital providers understand Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment documents?
Mirarchi FL, Cammarata C, Zerkle SW, Cooney TE, Chenault J, Basnak D. J Patient Saf. 2015;11:9-17.
Undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students' self-reported confidence in learning about patient safety in the classroom and clinical settings: an annual cross-sectional study (2010–2013).
Lukewich J, Edge DS, Tranmer J, et al. Int J Nurs Stud. 2015;52:930-938.
Multicenter development, implementation, and patient safety impacts of a simulation-based module to teach handovers to pediatric residents.
Johnson DP, Zimmerman K, Staples B, McGann KA, Frush K, Turner DA. Hosp Pediatr. 2015;5:154-158.
Types of diagnostic errors in neurological emergencies in the emergency department.
Dubosh NM, Edlow JA, Lefton M, Pope JV. Diagnosis. 2015;2:21-28.
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.
Cognitive interventions to reduce diagnostic error: a narrative review.
Graber ML, Kissam S, Payne VL, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:535-557.
WHO Patient Safety Curriculum Guide: Multi-Professional Edition.
WHO Patient Safety. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; October 2011. ISBN: 9789241501958.
Patient safety in the context of neonatal intensive care: research and educational opportunities.
Raju TN, Suresh G, Higgins RD. Pediatr Res. 2011;70:109-115.
Preventing maternal death.
Sentinel Event Alert. January 26, 2010;(44):1-4.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
PSNet is produced for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality by a team of editors at the University of California, San Francisco with guidance from a prominent Technical Expert/Advisory Panel. The AHRQ PSNet site was designed and implemented by Silverchair.
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