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Kim FJ, da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Harlin T, Paul DL. Patient Saf Surg. 2015;9:26.
Kim FJ ; da Silva RD ; Gustafson D; et al. Current issues in patient safety in surgery: a review. Patient Saf Surg. 2015; 9: 26
Universal strategies and tools for improvement may be less effective if not tailored to a specific environment and use. This review highlights interventions such as checklists and curriculum development that should be adapted for particular surgical specialties to prevent errors in those settings.
Suboptimal compliance with surgical safety checklists in Colorado: a prospective observational study reveals differences between surgical specialties.
Biffl WL, Gallagher AW, Pieracci FM, Berumen C. Patient Saf Surg. 2015;9:5.
Surgical residents' work hours and well-being in year 2 of the FIRST trial.
Dahlke AR, Quinn CM, Chung JW, Bilimoria KY. N Engl J Med. 2017;377:192-194.
Young surgeons on speaking up: when and how surgical trainees voice concerns about supervisors' clinical decisions.
Sur MD, Schindler N, Singh P, Angelos P, Langerman A. Am J Surg. 2016;211:437-444.
Early impact of the 2011 ACGME duty hour regulations on surgical outcomes.
Scally CP, Ryan AM, Thumma JR, Gauger PG, Dimick JB. Surgery. 2015;158:1453-1461.
Surgical team member assessment of the safety of surgery practice in 38 South Carolina hospitals.
Singer SJ, Jiang W, Huang LC, et al. Med Care Res Rev. 2015;72:298-323.
Implementation of a surgical safety checklist and postoperative outcomes: a prospective randomized controlled study.
Chaudhary N, Varma V, Kapoor S, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015;19:935-942
Surgical checklists unused in 10% of hospitals, CMS data shows.
Clark C. HealthLeaders Media. July 24, 2014.
Meta-analysis of surgical safety checklist effects on teamwork, communication, morbidity, mortality, and safety.
Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. West J Nurs Res. 2014;36:245-261.
Thirty-day outcomes support implementation of a surgical safety checklist.
Bliss LA, Ross-Richardson CB, Sanzari LJ, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215:766-776.
Error training: missing link in surgical education.
DaRosa DA, Pugh CM. Surgery. 2012;151:139-145.
How long does it take to train a surgeon?
Purcell Jackson G, Tarpley JL. BMJ. 2009;339:b4260.
The "July phenomenon": is trauma the exception?
Schroeppel TJ, Fischer PE, Magnotti LJ, Croce MA, Fabian TC. J Am Coll Surg. 2009;209:378-384.
Restricted duty hours for surgeons and impact on residents quality of life, education, and patient care: a literature review.
Pape H, Pfeifer R. Patient Saf Surg. 2009;3:3.
Quality and safety in orthopaedics: learning and teaching at the same time: AOA critical issues.
Black KP, Armstrong AD, Hutzler L, Egol KA. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015;97:1809-1815.
Initial assessment of patient handoff in accredited general surgery residency programs in the United States and Canada: a cross-sectional survey.
Saleem AM, Paulus JK, Vassiliou MC, Parsons SK. Can J Surg. 2015;58:269-277.
Effectiveness of interventions to improve patient handover in surgery: a systematic review.
Pucher PH, Johnston MJ, Aggarwal R, Arora S, Darzi A. Surgery. 2015;158:85-95.
An electronic checklist improves transfer and retention of critical information at intraoperative handoff of care.
Agarwala AV, Firth PG, Albrecht MA, Warren L, Musch G. Anesth Analg. 2015;120:96-104.
Perceptions of time spent on safety tasks in surgical operations: a focus group study.
Høyland S, Haugen AS, Thomassen O. Safety Sci. 2014;70:70-79.
Is surgery safer at a teaching hospital?
Webster H. US News & World Report. October 27, 2014.
Awareness of patient safety grows with increased outpatient surgeries.
Aston G. Hosp Health Netw. September 9, 2014.
Compliance with a time-out procedure intended to prevent wrong surgery in hospitals: results of a national patient safety programme in the Netherlands.
van Schoten SM, Kop V, de Blok C, Spreeuwenberg P, Groenewegen PP, Wagner C. BMJ Open. 2014;4:e005075.
The surgical safety checklist and teamwork coaching tools: a study of inter-rater reliability.
Huang LC, Conley D, Lipsitz S, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:639-650.
Sustainable, effective implementation of a surgical preprocedural checklist: an "attestation" format for all operating team members.
Porter AJ, Narimasu JY, Mulroy MF, Koehler RP. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:3-9.
Do safety checklists improve teamwork and communication in the operating room? A systematic review.
Russ S, Rout S, Sevdalis N, Moorthy K, Darzi A, Vincent C. Ann Surg. 2013;258:856-871.
Surgical safety checklist compliance: a job done poorly!
Sparks EA, Wehbe-Janek H, Johnson RL, Smythe WR, Papaconstantinou HT. J Am Coll Surg. 2013;217:867-873.
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