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Rolston JD, Han SJ, Parsa AT, eds. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2015;26:143-322.
This special issue covers elements of safe care delivery in neurosurgery and features articles exploring the use of simulation, checklists, and the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle in designing safety and quality improvement initiatives for this setting.
Information transfer in multidisciplinary operating room teams: a simulation-based observational study.
Cumin D, Skilton C, Weller J. BMJ Qual Saf. BMJ Qual Saf 2017;26:209-216.
The impact of critical event checklists on medical management and teamwork during simulated crises in a surgical daycare facility.
Everett TC, Morgan PJ, Brydges R, et al. Anaesthesia. 2017;72:350-358.
Relationship between operating room teamwork, contextual factors, and safety checklist performance.
Singer SJ, Molina G, Li Z, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2016;223:568-580.e2.
A comparative effectiveness analysis of the implementation of surgical safety checklists in a tertiary care hospital.
Bock M, Doz P, Fanolla A, et al. JAMA Surg. 2016;151:639-644.
A 'paperless' wall-mounted surgical safety checklist with migrated leadership can improve compliance and team engagement.
Ong APC, Devcich DA, Hannam J, Lee T, Merry AF, Mitchell SJ. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:971-976.
Combining systems and teamwork approaches to enhance the effectiveness of safety improvement interventions in surgery: the Safer Delivery of Surgical Services (S3) program.
McCulloch P, Morgan L, New S, et al. Ann Surg. Ann Surg. 2017;265:90-96.
The Safer Delivery of Surgical Services Program (S3): explaining its differential effectiveness and exploring implications for improving quality in complex systems.
Flynn LC, McCulloch PG, Morgan LJ, et al. Ann Surg. 2016;264:997-1003.
Remote video auditing with real-time feedback in an academic surgical suite improves safety and efficiency metrics: a cluster randomised study.
Overdyk FJ, Dowling O, Newman S, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:947-953.
Introduction to the STS National Database Series: outcomes analysis, quality improvement, and patient safety.
Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Prager RL, et al. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;100:1992-2000.
Safety-II and resilience: the way ahead in patient safety in anaesthesiology.
Staender S. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2015;28:735-739.
Scoring no goal—further adventures in transparency.
Rosenbaum L. New Engl J Med. 2015;373:1385-1388.
Operating room hazards and approaches to improve patient safety.
Wahr JA. UpToDate. July 22, 2018.
Barriers and facilitators related to the implementation of surgical safety checklists: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence.
Bergs J, Lambrechts F, Simons P, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:776-778.
An overview of research priorities in surgical simulation: what the literature shows has been achieved during the 21st century and what remains.
Johnston MJ, Paige JT, Aggarwal R, et al; Association for Surgical Education Simulation Committee. Am J Surg. 2016;211:214-225.
Surgical checklist implementation project: the impact of variable WHO checklist compliance on risk-adjusted clinical outcomes after national implementation: a longitudinal study.
Mayer EK, Sevdalis N, Rout S, et al. Ann Surg. 2016;263:58-63.
A checklist-based intervention to improve surgical outcomes in Michigan: evaluation of the Keystone Surgery program.
Reames BN, Krell RW, Campbell DA Jr, Dimick JB. JAMA Surg. 2015;150:208-215.
Innovation in safety, and safety in innovation.
Eisenberg D, Wren SM. JAMA Surg. 2014;149:7-9.
Innovation in Perioperative Patient Safety.
Miller DR, Merry AF, eds. Can J Anesth. 2013;60:7-220.
Perspectives in quality: designing the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.
Weiser TG, Haynes AB, Lashoher A, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2010;22:365-370.
Interruptions and blood transfusion checks: lessons from the simulated operating room.
Liu D, Grundgeiger T, Sanderson PM, Jenkins SA, Leane TA. Anesth Analg. 2009;108:219-222.
Patient Safety and the Invitational Conference on Contemporary Surgical Quality, Safety and Transparency.
Amer Surg. 2006;72:985-1149
Inspiring Ideas and Celebrating Successes: A Guidebook to Leading Patient Safety Practices in Ontario Hospitals.
OHA Patient Safety Support Service. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Ontario Hospital Association; 2006.
Patient Safety Resources for Clinicians.
Patient Safety Committee. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Operating room fires.
Jones TS, Black IH, Robinson TN, Jones EL. Anesthesiology. 2019 Jan 10; [Epub ahead of print].
Scaling safety: the South Carolina Surgical Safety Checklist experience.
Berry WR, Edmondson L, Gibbons LR, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1779-1786.
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