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Kaiser Health News.
New York, NY: ProPublica, Inc; 2017-2018.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 3, 2013;18:1-4. April 24, 2014;19:1-4.
The first article of this series reports the results of a survey investigating disruptive behaviors in health care. The second article explores why behaviors like bullying and intimidation exist and outlines recommendations for organizations to address the problem, including training and communication strategies.
Nurs Stand. Apr-May 2012;26.
This series explores how nurses can use human factors to enhance safety in their daily practice.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 23, 2010;15,1-6.
This piece explores the effects of drug shortages on patient safety and provides examples of resulting near misses, errors, and adverse outcomes.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 9, 2010;15:1-6.
This piece highlights nurses' responses to a national survey that explored problems associated with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) medication administration timing requirement.
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.