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Gawande A. The New Yorker. December 6, 2004;82-91.
A sensitive portrayal of the challenges in defining quality and implementing change even when practitioners are committed to high-quality care.
Journal Article > Commentary
A multifaceted approach to improve patient safety, prevent medical errors and resolve the professional liability crisis.
Weinstein L. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006;194:1160-1165; discussion 1165-1167.
The author provides background on the professional liability crisis and suggests that focus should be on changes to risk management, professional liability insurance, and the tort system.
Journal Article > Study
Manno M, Hogan P, Heberlein V, Nyakiti J, Mee CL. Nursing. 2006 May;36:54-63.
The investigators analyzed the results of a 2005 survey of approximately 4500 U.S. and Canadian nurses to assess their perceptions of patient safety in hospitals. They provide a short discussion on the results for each question.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
This "Health for Life" series features 10 case studies about patient safety and quality improvement efforts as well as several short articles on safety-related topics such as disclosure and computerizing medical care.
Special or Theme Issue
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007;8(suppl):S1-S43.
This supplement covers issues related to safety indicators, fatigue, electronic medical records, infection, and disclosure of medical errors in the care of critically ill children.
Sydney, Australia: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care; 2008. ISBN: 9780980346275.
This report compiles public and private data to provide insight into the quality and safety of patient care in Australian hospitals.
Journal Article > Review
Camiré E, Moyen E, Stelfox HT. CMAJ. 2009;180:936-943.