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Baker GR, ed. Healthc Q. 2008;11:1-144.
This collection of articles shares best practices implemented in Canada to improve patient safety through disclosure processes, teamwork development, medication safety measures, and safety culture.
What is the value and impact of quality and safety teams? A scoping review.
White DE, Straus SE, Stelfox HT, et al. Implement Sci. 2011;6:97.
'You talking to me?' Docs and feedback.
Diamond F. Manag Care. July 2013;22:30-32.
Safety in EMS.
Brice JH, Patterson PD, eds. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16:1-108.
Retained surgical items and minimally invasive surgery.
Gibbs VC. World J Surg. 2011;35:1532-1539.
A Hospital Accident: Lessons Learned – A Death, A Conviction, and A Healing.
Texas Medical Institute of Technology. June 16, 2011.
Achieving quality improvement in the nursing home: influence of nursing leadership on communication and teamwork.
Vogelsmeier A, Scott-Cawiezell J. J Nurs Care Qual. 2011;26:236-242.
Patient Safety Papers 5.
Baker GR, ed. Healthc Q. 2010;13:1-136.
Using evidence, rigorous measurement, and collaboration to eliminate central catheter-associated bloodstream infections.
Sawyer M, Weeks K, Goeschel CA, et al. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(suppl 8):S292-S298.
Compliance with guidelines to prevent surgical site infections: as simple as 1-2-3?
Meeks DW, Lally KP, Carrick MM, et al. Am J Surg. 2011;201:76-83.
Development and usability of a behavioural marking system for performance assessment of obstetrical teams.
Tregunno D, Pittini R, Haley M, Morgan PJ. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:393-396.
Patient Safety Toolkits & E-learning Packages.
National Patient Safety Agency.
Reducing surgical complications.
Griffin FA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:660-665.
Tennessee Center for Patient Safety.
When diagnostic testing leads to harm: a new outcomes-based approach for laboratory medicine.
Epner PL, Gans JE, Graber ML. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(supp 2):6-10.
Partnering to prevent falls: using a multimodal multidisciplinary team.
Volz TM, Swaim TJ. J Nurs Adm. 2013;43:336-341.
Handovers from the OR to the ICU.
Bonifacio AS, Segall N, Barbeito A, Taekman J, Schroeder R, Mark JB. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2013;51:43-61.
Order from Chaos: Accelerating Care Integration.
Boston, MA: Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation; October 2012.
Improving teamwork on general medical units: when teams do not work face-to-face.
McComb SA, Henneman EA, Hinchey KT, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:471-478.
Patient Safety Papers 6.
Baker GR, ed. Healthc Q. 2012;15:1-72.
Identifying, understanding and overcoming barriers to medication error reporting in hospitals: a focus group study.
Hartnell N, MacKinnon N, Sketris I, Fleming M. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012;21:361-368.
He thought the "lady in the door" was the "lady in the window": a qualitative study of patient identification practices.
Phipps E, Turkel M, Mackenzie ER, Urrea C. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:127-134.
Positioning continuing education: boundaries and intersections between the domains continuing education, knowledge translation, patient safety and quality improvement.
Kitto S, Bell M, Peller J, et al. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2013;18:141-156.
Rethinking resident supervision to improve safety: from hierarchical to interprofessional models.
Tamuz M, Giardina TD, Thomas EJ, Menon S, Singh H. J Hosp Med. 2011;6:448-456.
The introduction of a surgical safety checklist in a tertiary referral obstetric centre.
Kearns RJ, Uppal V, Bonner J, Robertson J, Daniel M, McGrady EM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:818-822.
Applying a multidisciplinary approach to the selection, evaluation, and acquisition of smart infusion pumps.
Namshirin P, Ibey A, Lamsdale A. J Med Bio Eng. 2011;31:93-98.
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