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Implementing delivery room checklists and communication standards in a multi-neonatal ICU quality improvement collaborative.
Bennett SC, Finer N, Halamek LP, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42:369-376.
Checklists and debriefing improve patient safety across multiple care settings. In this quality improvement initiative, participating hospitals reported high levels of adherence and satisfaction to a protocol for neonatal resuscitation that included a checklist, briefings, and debriefings. The authors advocate for these safety processes to be included in neonatal resuscitation guidelines.
Krug SE, ed. Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources and the American Academy of Pediatrics; 2010. ISBN: 9781599402123.
This book presents tools, examples, strategies, and guidance to help health care leaders and front line personnel provide safe emergency care to pediatric patients.
Cases & Commentaries
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Dorrie K. Fontaine, RN, PhD; October 2009
A toddler admitted for severe dehydration requires a femoral IV. The anesthesiologist ignores a nurse's reminder that hospital policy requires monitoring if a child is to receive sedation in the unit. When the nurse attempts to stop the procedure, the anesthesiologist throws the needle to the floor.