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Journal Article > Study
Using multidisciplinary rounds to improve patient safety through venous thromboembolism prevention awareness.
Karasin B, Maund C. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41:428-431.
This study describes the use of multidisciplinary rounds to enhance venous thromboembolism prevention, an important patient safety target. Nurses reported on standardized questions during the review of each patient, analogous to a checklist, and gaps in prevention were reported back to physicians to rectify them. This approach is a team-based model to enhance inpatient safety and merits study of clinical outcomes.
Cases & Commentaries
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Nancy Moureau, BSN, RN, CRNI, CPUI, VA-BC; December 2012
A woman undergoing treatment for myasthenia gravis via PICC developed extensive catheter-related thrombosis, bacteremia, and sepsis, and ultimately died. Although the PICC line was placed at one facility, the patient was receiving treatment at another, raising questions about who had responsibility for the line.
Special or Theme Issue
Plastic Surg Nurs. 2006;26:111-170.
This special issue includes 15 articles discussing patient safety related to nursing and plastic surgery.