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Journal Article > Study
Jankowitz BT, Kondziolka DS. Neurosurgery. 2006;59:585-590.
The authors discuss the incidence, treatment, and outcomes of cases involving errors that contaminate bone flaps during neurosurgery.
ASQ Quarterly Quality Report. Milwaukee, WI: American Society of Quality; October 2008.
This report describes strategies for health care institutions to prevent never events, based on results of a 2008 survey of quality professionals.
National Priorities Partnership. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2008. ISBN: 1933875194.
This report resulted from a consensus program involving 28 national organizations that sought to outline goals for improving the US health care system and share examples of such efforts in patient safety and other identified areas.
Journal Article > Commentary
Anderson KT, Appelbaum R, Bartz-Kurycki MA, Tsao K, Browne M. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2018;27:92-101.
Clinical skill development in surgery is evolving beyond technical expertise as focus has shifted to how teamwork and human factors affect safety. This commentary describes three key activities associated with surgical safety efforts, including monitoring surgical quality through national data analysis, bundling field-tested processes to prevent surgical site infections, and utilizing surgical checklists.