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Zukowski CM. AORN J. 2016;104:354-356.
Zukowski CM.Antimicrobial stewardship and patient safety. AORN J. 2016; 104: 354-356
Antimicrobial stewardship has been highlighted as a strategy to improve antibiotic use in order to reduce hospital-acquired infections. This commentary discusses antimicrobial stewardship teams, their impact in the surgical setting, and the role of nurses in ensuring appropriate use of antibiotics.
Duration of second victim symptoms in the aftermath of a patient safety incident and association with the level of patient harm: a cross-sectional study in the Netherlands.
Vanhaecht K, Seys D, Schouten L, et al; Dutch Peer Support Collaborative Research Group. BMJ Open. 2019;9:e029923.
Observer-based tools for non-technical skills assessment in simulated and real clinical environments in healthcare: a systematic review.
Higham H, Greig PR, Rutherford J, Vincent L, Young D, Vincent C. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019;28:672-686.
How one health system overcame resistance to a surgical checklist.
Hilton K, Anderson A. Harv Bus Rev. May 20, 2019.
What has an Airbus A380 captain got to do with OMFS? Lessons from aviation to improve patient safety.
Davidson M, Brennan PA. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019;57:407-411.
Safety in the Prehospital Emergency Medical Services Setting
P. Daniel Patterson, PhD, NRP, and Donald M. Yealy, MD
Health systems and hospitals in pursuit of high reliability.
Cheney C. HealthLeaders Media. April 17, 2019.
The admission conference call: a novel approach to optimizing pediatric emergency department to admitting floor communication.
Hendrickson MA, Schempf EN, Furnival RA, Marmet J, Lunos SA, Jacob AK. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:431-439.
A team disclosure of error educational activity: objective outcomes.
Krumwiede KH, Wagner JM, Kirk LM, et al. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019;67:1273-1277.
The rise of human factors: optimising performance of individuals and teams to improve patients' outcomes.
Casali G, Cullen W, Lock G. J Thorac Dis. 2019;11(suppl 7):S998-S1008.
Incivility and patient safety: a longitudinal study of rudeness, protocol compliance, and adverse events.
Riskin A, Bamberger P, Erez A, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:358-367.
Achieving dialysis safety: the critical role of higher-functioning teams.
Wong LP. Semin Dial. 2019;32:266-273.
Patient Safety Essentials Toolkit.
Boston, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2019.
How to deliver safer and effective patient care: tips for team leaders and educators.
Shah BJ. Gastroenterology. 2019;156:852-855.
Teamwork—Part 1: Divided We Fall; Part 2: Cursed By Knowledge—Building a Culture of Psychological Safety; and Part 3: The Not-My-Problem Problem.
Rosenbaum L. N Engl J Med. 2019;380:684-688;786-790;881-885.
A qualitative positive deviance study to explore exceptionally safe care on medical wards for older people.
Baxter R, Taylor N, Kellar I, Lawton R. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Feb 13; [Epub ahead of print].
The impact of mobile technology on teamwork and communication in hospitals: a systematic review.
Martin G, Khajuria A, Arora S, King D, Ashrafian H, Darzi A. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2019;26:339-355.
Balancing patient-centered and safe pain care for nonsurgical inpatients: clinical and managerial perspectives.
Mazurenko O, Andraka-Christou BT, Bair MJ, Kara AY, Harle CA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:241–248.
Evaluation of a measurement system to assess ICU team performance.
Dietz AS, Salas E, Pronovost PJ, et al. Crit Care Med. 2018;46:1898-1905.
Importance of safety climate, teamwork climate and demographics: understanding nurses, allied health professionals and clerical staff perceptions of patient safety.
Zaheer S, Ginsburg LR, Wong HJ, Thomson K, Bain L. BMJ Open Qual. 2018;7:e000433.
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.
Shah RK, ed. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2019;52:1-194.
A qualitative evaluation of healthcare professionals' perceptions of adverse events focusing on communication and teamwork in maternity care.
Rönnerhag M, Severinsson E, Haruna M, Berggren I. J Adv Nurs. 2019;75:585-593.
The correlation between neonatal intensive care unit safety culture and quality of care.
Profit J, Sharek PJ, Cui X, et al. J Patient Saf. 2018 Nov 7; [Epub ahead of print].
How one hospital improved patient safety in 10 minutes a day.
van der Heijde R, Deichmann D. Harv Bus Rev. October 30, 2018.
Direct oral anticoagulants: a review of common medication errors.
Barr D, Epps QJ. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019;47:146-154.
The systems approach at the sharp end.
Cross SRH. Future Hosp J. 2018;5:176-180.
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