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Dunklin R, Thompson S. Dallas Morning News. December 6, 2014.
This news article reports on the widely publicized delayed diagnosis of Ebola at a Dallas hospital and reveals previously undisclosed details from the emergency room physician who misdiagnosed the patient when he first presented, including information and communication gaps that may have contributed to the failure.
Brixey JJ, Robinson DJ, Zhang J, Turley JP. Focus Patient Saf. 2008;11:3-4,5.
This article discusses one hospital's effort to understand how interruptions affect care and to improve processes based on experience from other industries.
Whitehead S. Emergency Medical Services. July 2007.
The author, a paramedic, recounts his experience with an intubation error and discusses patient care errors within the broader context of human error, necessary fallibility, and quality assurance.
Lerner BH. The Washington Post. November 28, 2006:HE01.
The author reviews the legacy of Libby Zion and how her untimely death raised awareness of the impact that resident duty hours and fatigue could have on patient care and quality.
Scalise D, Lazar C. Hosp Health Netw. May 2006:80:5,48,2.
The authors discuss the kinds of errors that occur in emergency departments and outline processes for minimizing their occurrence.
Cohen ML. Med Econ. 2005 Sep 16;82:45-46, 48.
This brief article explains how to prepare an outpatient clinic code cart to respond to in-office emergencies.