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London, UK: Royal College of Surgeons of England; 2019.
Physical demands and technical complexities can affect surgical safety. This resource is designed to capture frontline perceptions of surgeons in the United Kingdom regarding concerning behaviors exhibited by their peers during practice to facilitate awareness of problems, motivate improvement, and enable learning.
London, UK: Royal College of Surgeons of England; 2016.
Shale S; The Royal College of Surgeons of England. London, UK: RCSENG Communications; 2013.
This report details how clinicians can speak up and discuss concerns that may affect safety in surgical care.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Center for Transforming Health Care. Chicago, IL: American College of Surgeons. November 2012.
Some of the most prominent successes in the patient safety field have been achieved in preventing health care–associated infections. Sponsored by The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare and the American College of Surgeons, this effort used rigorous quality improvement methodology and a collaborative approach across seven participating hospitals to tackle the problem of surgical site infections (SSIs) in patients undergoing colorectal surgery. The project was a remarkable success, achieving a 32% reduction in SSIs during the study period. The Center for Transforming Healthcare is also sponsoring efforts to prevent wrong-site surgery and improve hand hygiene and handoff communications.
Cambridge, MA: CRICO/RMF Strategies; 2010.
Analyzing data from 3300 surgical malpractice cases, this report describes errors across the continuum of surgical care.
Medmarx Data Report: A Chartbook of Medication Error Findings from the Perioperative Settings from 1998-2005.
Rockville, MD: United States Pharmacopeia; 2007.
This report shares findings from analysis of more than 11,000 perioperative medication errors reported through Medmarx and includes recommendations to avoid these types of errors.
Manuel BM, Nora PF, eds. Chicago, IL: American College of Surgeons; 2004. ISBN: 1880696169.
The editors of this multi-author primer provide non-clinical essays on a spectrum of patient safety issues of interest both to general safety practitioners and surgeons.