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Day passes for vulnerable patients of psychiatric hospitals can have dangerous, even fatal consequences.
Woodruff E. Baltimore Sun. June 9, 2017.
Hunt JM, Sine DM. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2016;13:20-28.
Design is emerging as an important tactic to augment safe care delivery. Hospitals that provide care for psychiatric patients must make unique considerations to protect this vulnerable population from harming themselves and other individuals that come into contact with them. This magazine article provides recommendations for hospitals to enhance room and fixture designs to reduce risks for mental health patients.
Rosenthal E. New York Times. February 12, 2016.
Raising concerns around the use of armed security guards in health care settings, this newspaper article and companion podcast report on the experience of a patient who disclosed a need for mental health treatment upon arriving at a hospital where staff failed to appropriately address his psychiatric condition and instead treated his physical injuries. The patient became increasingly agitated and hospital security personnel ultimately used weapons to subdue him.
Judd A. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. November 20, 2011.
Dao J, Carey B, Frosch D. New York Times. February 13, 2011;A1.
This newspaper article reports on the risks of polypharmacy in veterans and discusses the need to improve monitoring to prevent fatal medication errors.
Grantham D. Behav Healthc. April 2010;30:22-24.
This news article highlights an award-winning addiction treatment center's strategy to embrace patient safety improvement.
Gulati G. Saferhealthcare. July 4, 2006.
The investigators asked National Health Service consultants and house officers what they would consider an ideal handoff in psychiatric care. They found that practitioners preferred written and/or face-to-face handoffs.