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- Clinical Information Systems 2
- Device-related Complications 1
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Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007;8(suppl):S1-S43.
This supplement covers issues related to safety indicators, fatigue, electronic medical records, infection, and disclosure of medical errors in the care of critically ill children.
Sydney, Australia: Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care; 2008. ISBN: 9780980346275.
This report compiles public and private data to provide insight into the quality and safety of patient care in Australian hospitals.
Journal Article > Commentary
Cohen MC. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44:374-378.
This monthly selection of medication error reports includes examples of drug name confusion, communication failures, and insulin pen misuse.
Journal Article > Review
Govindan M, Van Citters AD, Nelson EC, Kelly-Cummings J, Suresh G. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e11.
This systematic review identified a number of methods used for automated detection of safety events, including adverse drug events and nosocomial infections. However, the accuracy of error detection varied widely between different systems.
Wetzel TG. Health Data Manage. 2011 Feb;19:86, 88, 90 passim.
This article discusses how several health care organizations used health information technology to improve organizational transparency.
Journal Article > Study
Tinoco A, Evans RS, Staes CJ, Lloyd JF, Rothschild JM, Haug PJ. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011;18:491-497.
This study found that computerized surveillance systems detected more hospital-acquired infections than manual chart review, but both methods detected similar rates of adverse drug events. The authors discuss the tradeoffs of each surveillance method and highlight how each system used information from different sources.
Journal Article > Review
Bhattacharjee P, Edelson DP, Churpek MM. Chest. 2017;151:898-907.
Undiagnosed sepsis can lead to serious patient harm. This review describes proactive methods of monitoring patients to augment detection and early treatment of sepsis. The authors discuss how this process has evolved over time and suggest that automated tools can aid in identifying and managing sepsis.