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Leykum LK, O'Leary K. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:HO2-HO3.
Leykum LK ; O'Leary K.Inpatients notes: sensemaking—fostering a shared understanding in clinical teams. Ann Intern Med. 2017; 167
Insufficient teamwork can exacerbate communication errors and misunderstandings. This commentary explains how sensemaking can enhance communication among team members and describes strategies to promote team sensemaking.
Interprofessional collaboration among care professionals in obstetrical care: are perceptions aligned?
Romijn A, Teunissen PW, de Bruijne MC, Wagner C, de Groot CJM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018;27:279-286.
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.
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.
Challenging hierarchy in healthcare teams—ways to flatten gradients to improve teamwork and patient care.
Green B, Oeppen RS, Smith DW, Brennan PA. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;55:449-453.
Interprofessional teamwork and team interventions in chronic care: a systematic review.
Körner M, Bütof S, Müller C, Zimmermann L, Becker S, Bengel J. J Interprof Care. 2016;30:15-28.
Importance of teamwork, communication and culture on failure-to-rescue in the elderly.
Ghaferi AA, Dimick JB. Br J Surg. 2016;103:e47-e51.
Effective followership: a standardized algorithm to resolve clinical conflicts and improve teamwork.
Sculli GL, Fore AM, Sine DM, et al. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2015;35:21-30.
Targeted communication intervention using nursing crew resource management principles.
Tschannen D, McClish D, Aebersold M, Rohde JM. J Nurs Care Qual. 2015;30:7-11.
The influence of organizational factors on patient safety: examining successful handoffs in health care.
Richter JP, McAlearney AS, Pennell ML. Health Care Manage Rev. 2016;41:32-41.
Principles supporting dynamic clinical care teams: an American College of Physicians position paper.
Doherty RB, Crowley RA; Health and Public Policy Committee of the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159:620-626.
Interruptions and miscommunications in surgery: an observational study.
Gillespie BM, Chaboyer W, Fairweather N. AORN J. 2012;95:576-590.
Physicians' needs in coping with emotional stressors: the case for peer support.
Hu YY, Fix ML, Hevelone ND, et al. Arch Surg. 2012;147:212-217.
Professionalism: a necessary ingredient in a culture of safety.
DuPree E, Anderson R, McEvoy MD, Brodman M. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011;37:447-455.
Predictors of likelihood of speaking up about safety concerns in labour and delivery.
Lyndon A, Sexton JB, Simpson KR, Rosenstein A, Lee KA, Wachter RM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21;791-799.
Causes of near misses: perceptions of perioperative nurses.
Cohoon B. AORN J. 2011;93:551-565.
Structured interdisciplinary rounds in a medical teaching unit: improving patient safety.
O’Leary KJ, Buck R, Fligiel HM, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171:678-684.
Assessing teamwork and communication in the authentic patient care learning environment.
Haftel HM, Hicks PJ. Pediatrics. 2011;127:601-603.
Relationship between systems-level factors and hand hygiene adherence.
Dunn-Navarra AM, Cohen B, Stone PW, Pogorzelska M, Jordan S, Larson E. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011;26:30-38.
Surgical fires, a clear and present danger.
Yardley IE, Donaldson LJ. Surgeon. 2010;8:87-92.
New Approaches to Researching Patient Safety.
Iedema R, ed. Soc Sci Med. 2009;69:1701-1783.
Nurse and nurse assistant perceptions of missed nursing care: what does it tell us about teamwork?
Kalisch BJ. J Nurs Adm. 2009;39:485-493.
Implementing standardized operating room briefings and debriefings at a large regional medical center.
Berenholtz SM, Schumacher K, Hayanga AJ, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:391-397.
Clinical triggers: an alternative to a rapid response team.
Moldenhauer K, Sabel A, Chu ES, Mehler PS. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:164-174.
A practical framework for patient care teams to prospectively identify and mitigate clinical hazards.
Herzer KR, Rodriguez-Paz JM, Doyle PA, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35:72-81.
Defusing Disruptive Behavior. A Workbook for Health Care Leaders.
Oakbrook, IL: Joint Commission Resources; 2007. ISBN: 9781599400846.
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