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Hoenig LJ. Med Econ. 2006 Jun 2;83:45-46.
The author discusses the importance of thorough discharge examinations.
Crowdsourcing diagnosis for patients with undiagnosed illnesses: an evaluation of CrowdMed.
Meyer AND, Longhurst CA, Singh H. J Med Internet Res. 2016;18:e12.
The problem with checklists.
Catchpole K, Russ S. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:545-549.
Apologies following an adverse medical event: the importance of focusing on the consumer's needs.
Allan A, McKillop D, Dooley J, Allan MM, Preece DA. Patient Educ Couns. 2015;98:1058-1062.
Concepts for the development of a customizable checklist for use by patients.
Fernando RJ, Shapiro FE, Rosenberg NM, Bader AM, Urman RD. J Patient Saf. 2015 Jun 10; [Epub ahead of print].
Support from hospital to home for elders: a randomized trial.
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Parental involvement in the preoperative surgical safety checklist is welcomed by both parents and staff.
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Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor's Checklist Can Help Us Change Health Care from the Inside Out.
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Hospitalized patients' understanding of their plan of care.
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Patient-Centered Care Improvement Guide.
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Physician communication when prescribing new medications.
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FDA Guidance Document: Hospital Bed System Dimensional and Assessment Guidance to Reduce Entrapment.
ASHE Regulatory Advisory. Chicago, IL: American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services; May 2006.
Association of emotional intelligence with malpractice claims: a review.
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Engineering a foundation for partnership to improve medication safety during care transitions.
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Operating room fires.
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Patient safety after implementation of a coproduced family centered communication programme: multicenter before and after intervention study.
Khan A, Spector ND, Baird JD, et al. BMJ. 2018;363:k4764.
Prevalence of and factors associated with patient nondisclosure of medically relevant information to clinicians.
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Case-based simulation empowering pediatric residents to communicate about diagnostic uncertainty.
Olson ME, Borman-Shoap E, Mathias K, Barnes TL, Olson APJ. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5:243-248.
Principles for Patient and Family Partnership in Care: An American College of Physicians Position Paper.
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Check your medical records for dangerous errors.
Graham J. Kaiser Health News. November 21, 2018.
FDA Safety Communication: use caution with implanted pumps for intrathecal administration of medicines for pain management.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; November 14, 2018.
Holding out for an apology.
Learning from patients' experiences related to diagnostic errors is essential for progress in patient safety.
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Patient Safety: A Health Affairs Briefing.
Washington, DC: Project Hope. November 6, 2018
Scaling safety: the South Carolina Surgical Safety Checklist experience.
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