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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.
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.
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.
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. 2015 Mar 25; [Epub ahead of print].
Trust, temporality and systems: how do patients understand patient safety in primary care? A qualitative study.
Rhodes P, Campbell S, Sanders C. Health Expect. 2015 Feb 3; [Epub ahead of print].
Shining a Light: Safer Health Care Through Transparency.
Boston, MA: National Patient Safety Foundation Lucian Leape Institute; January 2015.
Lack of timely follow-up of abnormal imaging results and radiologists' recommendations.
Al-Mutairi A, Meyer AND, Chang P, Singh H. J Am Coll Radiol. 2015;12:385-389.
Developing and evaluating the success of a family activated medical emergency team: a quality improvement report.
Brady PW, Zix J, Brilli R, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:203-211.
Systematic review of the effectiveness of strategies to encourage patients to remind healthcare professionals about their hand hygiene.
Davis R, Parand A, Pinto A, Buetow S. J Hosp Infect. 2015;89:141-162.
Family-initiated dialogue about medications during family-centered rounds.
Benjamin JM, Cox ED, Trapskin PJ, et al. Pediatrics. 2015;135:94-101.
Explicit and Standardized Prescription Medicine Instructions.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; December 2014.
Not just "getting by": factors influencing providers' choice of interpreters.
Hsieh E. J Gen Intern Med. 2015;30:75-82.
Support from hospital to home for elders: a randomized trial.
Goldman LE, Sarkar U, Kessell E, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2014;161:472-481.
A stronger patient voice can lead to better care.
Stempniak M. Hosp Health Netw. September 9, 2014.
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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