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Schiff GD, Seoane-Vazquez E, Wright A. N Engl J Med. 2016;375:306-309.
Schiff GD ; Seoane-Vazquez E ; Wright A.Incorporating indications into medication ordering—time to enter the age of reason. N Engl J Med. 2016; 375: 306-309
Clear communication during medication prescribing can enhance safety. This commentary advocates for indications-based prescribing coupled with health information technology as a way to improve team communication, medication reconciliation, and patient education and compliance.
ISMP Survey on Texting Medical Orders.
Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
A review of verbal order policies in acute care hospitals.
Wakefield DS, Wakefield BJ, Despins L, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:24-33.
An In Depth Investigation into Causes of Prescribing Errors by Foundation Trainees in Relation to Their Medical Education—EQUIP Study.
Dornan T, Ashcroft D, Heathfield H, et al. London: General Medical Council; 2009.
The Objective Structured Clinical Examination as an educational tool in patient safety.
Varkey P, Natt N. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:48-53.
Debriefing for Clinical Learning
TeamSTEPPS Master Training Course.
Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. October 31-November 1, 2017; Constellation Energy Building, Baltimore, MD.
Night-time communication at Stanford University Hospital: perceptions, reality and solutions.
Sun AJ, Wang L, Go M, Eggers Z, Deng R, Maggio P, Shieh L. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Oct 21; [Epub ahead of print]
A communication training program to encourage speaking-up behavior in surgical oncology.
D'Agostino TA, Bialer PA, Walters CB, Killen AR, Sigurdsson HO, Parker PA. AORN J. 2017;106:295-305.
The effectiveness of assertiveness communication training programs for healthcare professionals and students: a systematic review.
Omura M, Maguire J, Levett-Jones T, Stone TE. Int J Nurs Stud. 2017;76:120-128.
The role of South–North partnerships in promoting shared learning and knowledge transfer.
Basu L, Pronovost P, Molello NE, Syed SB, Wu AW. Global Health. 2017;13:64.
Children's hospitals' solutions for patient safety collaborative impact on hospital-acquired harm.
Lyren A, Brilli RJ, Zieker K, Marino M, Muething S, Sharek PJ. Pediatrics. 2017;140:20163494.
Inpatients notes: sensemaking—fostering a shared understanding in clinical teams.
Leykum LK, O'Leary K. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:HO2-HO3.
An ethnographic study of health information technology use in three intensive care units.
Leslie M, Paradis E, Gropper MA, Kitto S, Reeves S, Pronovost P. Health Serv Res. 2017;52:1330-1348.
Team-based care: the changing face of cardiothoracic surgery.
Crawford TC, Conte JV, Sanchez JA. Surg Clin North Am. 2017;97:801-810.
Communication training, adverse events, and quality measures: 2 retrospective database analyses in Washington State hospitals.
Slade IR, Beck SJ, Kramer CB, et al. J Patient Saf. 2017 Jun 30; [Epub ahead of print].
The texting debate: beneficial means of communication or safety and security risk?
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 29, 2017;16:1-5.
Peers without fears? Barriers to effective communication among primary care physicians and oncologists about diagnostic delays in cancer.
Lipitz-Snyderman A, Kale M, Robbins L, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26:892-898.
Efficiency and interpretability of text paging communication for medical inpatients: a mixed-methods analysis.
Luxenberg A, Chan B, Khanna R, Sarkar U. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177:1218-1220.
Enhanced time out: an improved communication process.
Nelson PE. AORN J. 2017;105:564-570.
Could emotional intelligence make patients safer?
Codier E, Codier DD. Am J Nurs. 2017;117:58-62.
Systematic approaches to adverse events in obstetrics, Part 1 & Part 2.
Pettker CM. Semin Perinatol. 2017;41:151-160.
Prospective evaluation of a multifaceted intervention to improve outcomes in intensive care: the Promoting Respect and Ongoing Safety through Patient Engagement Communication and Technology study.
Dykes PC, Rozenblum R, Dalal A, et al. Crit Care Med. 2017;45:e806-e813.
Polypharmacy in the elderly—when good drugs lead to bad outcomes: a teachable moment.
Carroll C, Hassanin A. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177:871.
Introductions during time-outs: do surgical team members know one another's names?
Birnbach DJ, Rosen LF, Fitzpatrick M, Paige JT, Arheart KL. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:284-288.
Translating concerns into action: a detailed qualitative evaluation of an interdisciplinary intervention on medical wards.
Pannick S, Archer S, Johnston MJ, et al. BMJ Open. 2017;7:e014401.
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