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Fertil Steril. 2013;100:1497-1523.
Introduction of assisted reproductive technology has led to new risks in reproductive medicine. These reviews cover standardization, error reporting and analysis, and process documentation as strategies to augment safety in this setting.
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.
Addressing safety concerns about U-500 insulin in a hospital setting.
Samaan KH, Dahlke M, Stover J. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68:63-68.
Compliance with guidelines to prevent surgical site infections: as simple as 1-2-3?
Meeks DW, Lally KP, Carrick MM, et al. Am J Surg. 2011;201:76-83.
Burnout and Resilience and Quality and Safety Programs in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Main EK, Fowler JM, Gabbe SG, eds. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2019;62:vii-xii,403-626.
Infusion medication error reduction by two-person verification: a quality improvement initiative.
Subramanyam R, Mahmoud M, Buck D, Varughese A. Pediatrics. 2016;138:e20154413.
Consensus bundle on prevention of surgical site infections after major gynecologic surgery.
Pellegrini JE, Toledo P, Soper DE, et al. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;129:50-61.
Do work condition interventions affect quality and errors in primary care? Results from the Healthy Work Place Study.
Linzer M, Poplau S, Brown R, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2017;32:56-61.
The "Dirty Dozen": 12 persistent safety gaffes that we need to resolve!
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 9, 2014;19:1-5.
FOCUS: The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists' initiative to improve quality and safety in the cardiovascular operating room.
Barbeito A, Lau WT, Weitzel N, Abernathy JH III, Wahr J, Mark JB. Anesth Analg. 2014;119:777-783.
Reducing medication errors in critical care: a multimodal approach.
Kruer RM, Jarrell AS, Latif A. Clin Pharmacol. 2014;6:117-126.
Applying High Reliability Principles to Infection Prevention and Control in Long Term Care.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; 2014.
Office-based anesthesia: safety and outcomes.
Shapiro FE, Punwani N, Rosenberg NM, Valedon A, Twersky R, Urman RD. Anesth Analg. 2014;119:276-285.
Wake Up Safe.
Society for Pediatric Anesthesia.
Banning the handshake from the health care setting.
Sklansky M, Nadkarni N, Ramirez-Avila L. JAMA. 2014;311:2477-2478.
Impact of interventions designed to reduce medication administration errors in hospitals: a systematic review.
Keers RN, Williams SD, Cooke J, Walsh T, Ashcroft DM. Drug Saf. 2014;37:317-332.
Infection prevention in the emergency department.
Liang SY, Theodoro DL, Schuur JD, Marschall J. Ann Emerg Med. 2014;64:299-313.
Patient safety in obstetrics and obstetric anesthesia.
Kung A, Pratt SD. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2014;52:86-110.
How Does Infection Prevention Fit Into a Safety Program?
Susan S. Huang, MD, MPH
Confusion—specimen mix-up in dermatopathology and measures to prevent and detect it.
Weyers W. Dermatol Pract Concept. 2014;4:27-42.
Eliminating central line–associated bloodstream infections: a national patient safety imperative.
Berenholtz SM, Lubomski LH, Weeks K, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014;35:56-62.
Patient Safety Toolkits.
AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement. Skokie, IL: Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care; 2013.
Application of an engineering problem-solving methodology to address persistent problems in patient safety: a case study on retained surgical sponges after surgery.
Anderson DE, Watts BV. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:134-139.
Using Plan Do Study Act to transform a simulation center.
Murphy JI. Clin Simul Nurs. 2013;9:e257-e264.
Partnering to prevent falls: using a multimodal multidisciplinary team.
Volz TM, Swaim TJ. J Nurs Adm. 2013;43:336-341.
Quality, patient safety, and the cardiac surgical team.
Martinez EA. Anesthesiol Clin. 2013;31:249-268.
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