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Journal Article > Review
Evidence review conducted for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Safety Program for Improving Surgical Care and Recovery: focus on anesthesiology for colorectal surgery.
Ban KA, Gibbons MM, Ko CY, et al. Anesth Analg. 2019;128:879–889.
Standardization of care protocols has been shown to improve perioperative outcomes. This article presents the results of an evidence review to develop best practices for perioperative care around colorectal surgery. The authors acknowledge the need for local tailoring in implementing these recommendations.
Journal Article > Study
Kho ME, Carbone JM, Lucas J, Cook DJ. Qual Saf Health Care. 2005;14:273-278.
This study examined the utility of three safety climate instruments and compared their consistency in measuring desired outcomes. Investigators administered the different tools to staff in four intensive care units and report on the test characteristics of each. The authors advocate for more rigorous evaluation of safety climate tools if they are to effectively measure the success of safety interventions in different clinical settings.
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Cases & Commentaries
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Sidney T. Bogardus, Jr., MD; April 2003
Delirious and coagulopathic patient with subdural hematomas falls out of bedtwice!