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Journal Article > Study
Effect of a comprehensive obstetric patient safety program on compensation payments and sentinel events.
Grunebaum A, Chervenak F, Skupski D. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;204:97-105.
Implementing a comprehensive safety program, which included teamwork training, additional staffing and reduction of work hours, electronic medical records, and a dedicated patient safety nurse, was associated with a sharp reduction in malpractice lawsuits and sentinel events at an academic hospital.
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Clarence H. Braddock III, MD, MPH; November 2008
A woman with diabetes is admitted to a teaching hospital in July. An intern, who received training at a hospital where only paper orders were used, mistakenly chose the wrong form for the insulin order. As a result, the insulin dose was not adjusted for the patient's NPO (nothing by mouth) status, and she became unresponsive.
Journal Article > Commentary
Xiao Y, Schimpff S, Mackenzie C, et al. Surg Innov. 2007;14:52-61.
The authors summarize the uses of video in patient safety and discuss issues with its use, including legal and ethical considerations.