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Shah RK, Roberson DW, Healy GB. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;14:164-169.
Shah RK ; Roberson DW ; Healy GB.Errors and adverse events in otolaryngology. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006; 14: 164-169
The authors assessed the literature specific to errors and adverse events in the practice of otolaryngology, summarize the findings, and suggest future actions to manage errors in their specialty.
Applying trigger tools to detect adverse events associated with outpatient surgery.
Rosen AK, Mull HJ, Kaafarani H, et al. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:45-59.
Fatal flaws in clinical decision making.
Davis SS, Babidge WJ, McCulloch GAJ, Maddern GJ. ANZ J Surg. 2018 Nov 29; [Epub ahead of print].
Prevalence and predictors of delayed clinical diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes: a longitudinal cohort study.
Gopalan A, Mishra P, Alexeeff SE, et al. Diabet Med. 2018;35:1655-1662.
Mind the overlap: how system problems contribute to cognitive failure and diagnostic errors.
Gupta A, Harrod M, Quinn M, et al. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5:151-156.
Closing the Loop: A Guide to Safer Ambulatory Referrals in the EHR Era.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement, National Patient Safety Foundation. Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; 2017.
Electronic health record reviews to measure diagnostic uncertainty in primary care.
Bhise V, Rajan SS, Sittig DF, et al. J Eval Clin Pract. 2018;24:545-551.
The impact of electronic health records on diagnosis.
Graber ML, Byrne C, Johnston D. Diagnosis. 2017;4:211-224.
Errors in diagnosis of spinal epidural abscesses in the era of electronic health records.
Bhise V, Meyer AND, Singh H, et al. Am J Med. 2017;130:975-981.
Association between elements of electronic health record systems and the weekend effect in urgent general surgery.
Kothari AN, Brownlee SA, Blackwell RH, et al. JAMA Surg. 2017;152:602-603.
Significant reduction in preanalytical errors for nonphlebotomy blood draws after implementation of a novel integrated specimen collection module.
Le RD, Melanson SE, Petrides AK, et al. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016;146:456-461.
Peer feedback, learning, and improvement: answering the call of the Institute of Medicine report on diagnostic error.
Larson DB, Donnelly LF, Podberesky DJ, Merrow AC, Sharpe RE Jr, Kruskal JB. Radiology. 2017;283:231-241.
Outcomes are worse in US patients undergoing surgery on weekends compared with weekdays.
Glance LG, Osler T, Li Y, et al. Med Care. 2016;54:608-615.
Driving surgical quality using operative video.
O'Mahoney PRA, Yeo HL, Lange MM, Milsom JW. Surg Innov. 2016;23:337-340.
Data quality associated with handwritten laboratory test requests: classification and frequency of data-entry errors for outpatient serology tests.
Vecellio E, Maley MW, Toouli G, Georgiou A, Westbrook J. HIM J. 2015;44:7-12.
Components of hospital perioperative infrastructure can overcome the weekend effect in urgent general surgery procedures.
Kothari AN, Zapf MAC, Blackwell RH, et al. Ann Surg. 2015;262:683-691.
Graphical display of diagnostic test results in electronic health records: a comparison of 8 systems.
Sittig DF, Murphy DR, Smith MW, Russo E, Wright A, Singh H. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2015;22:900-904.
Association of note quality and quality of care: a cross-sectional study.
Edwards ST, Neri PM, Volk LA, Schiff GD, Bates DW. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:406-413.
Electronic health record-based triggers to detect potential delays in cancer diagnosis.
Murphy DR, Laxmisan A, Reis BA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:8-16.
Improving team performance during the preprocedure time-out in pediatric interventional radiology.
Gottumukkala R, Street M, Fitzpatrick M, Tatineny P, Duncan JR. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:387-394.
Achieving meaningful use of health information technology: a guide for physicians to the EHR Incentive Programs.
Marcotte L, Seidman J, Trudel K, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2012;172:731-736.
Electronic health record-based surveillance of diagnostic errors in primary care.
Singh H, Giardina TD, Forjuoh SN, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;22:93-100.
Exploring situational awareness in diagnostic errors in primary care.
Singh H, Davis Giardina T, Petersen LA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:30-38.
'Tempos' management in primary care: a key factor for classifying adverse events, and improving quality and safety.
Amalberti R, Brami J. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:729-736.
Automated identification of postoperative complications within an electronic medical record using natural language processing.
Murff HJ, FitzHenry F, Matheny ME, et al. JAMA. 2011;306:848-855.
Audit of handover in an ENT unit.
Ellul D, Robson AK. J Laryngol Otol. 2011;125:924-927.
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