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SIDM Patient Engagement Committee, Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. March 2014.
Patient engagement has been promoted as a strategy to enhance safety in health care. This toolkit helps patients organize information about their medical history, current concerns, symptoms, and medications to prepare them for medical appointments.
When a surgeon should just say 'I'm sorry'.
Cohen E. CNN. March 24, 2016.
When There's Harm in the Hospital: Can Transparency Replace "Deny and Defend"?
National Health Policy Forum. Washington, DC: George Washington University. March 11, 2016.
Patient, physician, medical assistant, and office visit factors associated with medication list agreement.
Reedy AB, Yeh JY, Nowacki AS, Hickner J. J Patient Saf. 2016;12:18-24.
Improving doctor–patient communication in a digital world.
Lakshmanan I. The Diane Rehm Show. February 9, 2016.
Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement.
Crowdsourcing diagnosis for patients with undiagnosed illnesses: an evaluation of CrowdMed.
Meyer AND, Longhurst CA, Singh H. J Med Internet Res. 2016;18:e12.
Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care.
Weiner SJ, Schwartz A. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2016. ISBN: 9780190228996.
Effect of patient-centred bedside rounds on hospitalised patients' decision control, activation and satisfaction with care.
O'Leary KJ, Killarney A, Hansen LO, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Dec 1; [Epub ahead of print].
The prevalence of medical error related to end-of-life communication in Canadian hospitals: results of a multicentre observational study.
Heyland DK, Ilan R, Jiang X, You JJ, Dodek P. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Nov 9; [Epub ahead of print].
The Family Caregiver Activation in Transitions (FCAT) tool: a new measure of family caregiver self-efficacy.
Coleman EA, Ground KL, Maul A. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41:502-507.
Communication relating to family members' involvement and understandings about patients' medication management in hospital.
Manias E. Health Expect. 2015;18:850-866.
Blame the patient, blame the doctor or blame the system? A meta-synthesis of qualitative studies of patient safety in primary care.
Daker-White G, Hays R, McSharry J, et al. PLoS One. 2015;10:e0128329.
Test result communication in primary care: a survey of current practice.
Litchfield I, Bentham L, Lilford R, McManus RJ, Hill A, Greenfield S. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:691-699.
Survey of the national drug shortage effect on anesthesia and patient safety: a patient perspective.
Hsia IK, Dexter F, Logvinov I, Tankosic N, Ramakrishna H, Brull SJ. Anesth Analg. 2015;121:502-506.
Providers contextualise care more often when they discover patient context by asking: meta-analysis of three primary data sets.
Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Binns-Calvey A, Weaver FM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:159-163.
The wisdom of patients and families: ignore it at our peril.
Donaldson LJ. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:603-604.
An experimental study of medical error explanations: do apology, empathy, corrective action, and compensation alter intentions and attitudes?
Nazione S, Pace K. J Health Commun. 2015;20:1422-1432.
Emotional harm from disrespect: the neglected preventable harm.
Sokol-Hessner L, Folcarelli PH, Sands KEF. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:550-553.
Apologies following an adverse medical event: the importance of focusing on the consumer's needs.
Allan A, McKillop D, Dooley J, Allan MM, Preece DA. Patient Educ Couns. 2015;98:1058-1062.
Among the elderly, many mental illnesses go undiagnosed.
Bor JS. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015;34:727-731.
Routine failures in the process for blood testing and the communication of results to patients in primary care in the UK: a qualitative
exploration of patient and provider perspectives.
Litchfield I, Bentham L, Hill A, McManus RJ, Lilford R, Greenfield S. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:681-690.
Can staff and patient perspectives on hospital safety predict harm-free care? An analysis of staff and patient survey data and routinely collected outcomes.
Lawton R, O'Hara JK, Sheard L, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:369-376.
Insensible losses: when the medical community forgets the family.
Elias P. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015;34:707-710.
Developing person-centred analysis of harm in a paediatric hospital: a quality improvement report.
Lachman P, Linkson L, Evans T, Clausen H, Hothi D. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:337-344.
Language barriers and patient safety risks in hospital care. A mixed methods study.
van Rosse F, de Bruijne M, Suurmond J, Essink-Bot ML, Wagner C. Int J Nurs Stud. 2016;54:45-53.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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