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London, UK: Royal College of Surgeons of England; 2016.
Biases can affect decision making and behaviors toward colleagues and patients. This guidance provides information for surgeons to help them identify individual and organizational biases and to address disrespectful behaviors through training and peer support mechanisms.
Practice advisory for the prevention and management of operating room fires.
Caplan RA, Barker SJ, Connis RT, et al; for American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Operating Room Fires. Anesthesiology. 2008;108:786-801.
Patient Safety Resources for Clinicians.
Patient Safety Committee. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Guideline implementation: prevention of retained surgical items.
Fencl JL. AORN J. 2016;104:37-48.
Innovation in Perioperative Patient Safety.
Miller DR, Merry AF, eds. Can J Anesth. 2013;60:7-220.
A nurse-led approach to developing and implementing a collaborative count policy.
Norton EK, Micheli AJ, Gedney J, Felkerson TM. AORN J. 2012;95:222-227.
2008 Recommendations for Pre-Anesthesia Checkout Procedures.
ASA Committee on Equipment and Facilities. Park Ridge, IL: American Society of Anesthesiologists; 2008.
Could CDC guidelines be driving some opioid patients to suicide?
Dickson EJ. Rolling Stone. March 9, 2019.
Advancing the Safety of Acute Pain Management.
Boston, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2019.
SIS Patient Safety Committee. Spine Intervention Society.
Guidance for the Safe Use of Automated Dispensing Cabinets.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2019.
Medication appropriateness in vulnerable older adults: healthy skepticism of appropriate polypharmacy.
Fried TR, Mecca MC. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Jan 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Challenges with implementing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention opioid guideline: a consensus panel report.
Kroenke K, Alford DP, Argoff C, et al. Pain Med. 2019;20:724-735.
Infection prevention in the operating room anesthesia work area.
Munoz-Price LS, Bowdle A, Johnston BL, et al. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019;40:1-17.
ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines on Venous Thromboembolism.
Washington, DC: American Society of Hematology; 2018.
ASHP guidelines on preventing medication errors in hospitals.
Billstein-Leber M, Carrillo CJD, Cassano AT, Moline K, Robertson JJ. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:1493-1517.
ASHP guidelines on managing drug product shortages.
Fox ER, McLaughlin MM. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75:1742-1750.
Hospital-acquired infections under pay-for-performance systems: an administrative perspective on management and change.
Vokes RA, Bearman G, Bazzoli GJ. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2018;20:35.
ISMP Survey on High-Alert Medications in Acute Care Settings.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2018.
World Health Organization-World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WHO-WFSA) International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia.
Gelb AW, Morriss WW, Johnson W, et al; International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia Workgroup. Anesth Analg. 2018;126:2047-2055.
ACOG Committee Opinion #730: fatigue and patient safety.
ACOG Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement. Obstet Gynecol. 2018;131:e78-e81.
2018–2019 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for Hospitals.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2017.
Infection prevention and control in pediatric ambulatory settings.
Rathore MH, Jackson MA, AAP Committee on Infections Diseases. Pediatrics. 2017;140:e20172857.
Nil per os orders for imaging: a teachable moment.
Wickerham AL, Schultz EJ, Lewine EB. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177:1670-1671.
Clinical practice guideline: safe medication use in the ICU.
Kane-Gill SL, Dasta JF, Buckley MS, et al. Crit Care Med. 2017;45:e877-e915.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017.
Berríos-Torres SI, Umscheid CA, Bratzler DW, et al. JAMA Surg. 2017;152:784-791.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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