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Journal Article > Study
Kearns RJ, Uppal V, Bonner J, Robertson J, Daniel M, McGrady EM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:818-822.
A surgical safety checklist was successfully implemented for elective obstetric cases, and use of the checklist was sustained at a high level for one year following implementation.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. February 18, 2009:D1.
This newspaper article discusses increasing concerns over potential burn injuries in the hospital setting and reports on efforts to raise awareness of the dangers and promote preventative measures.
Brandeland GP. Med Econ. 2006 Oct 20;83:50, 52-53.
This author shares his experience as a young physician dealing with the aftermath of a medical error and how the incident affected his practice, his personal relationships, and the patient's family.
Shute N. U.S. News & World Report. January 23, 2006;140:62-63.
This article discusses the use of simulation for operating room team training and highlights one health care provider's efforts in this area.
Journal Article > Commentary
Edsell ME, Erasmus PD. Anaesthesia. 2005;60:1152-1153.
The authors respond to reports of problems with common gas outlets and describe a forcing function put in place at their hospital to minimize such incidents. For a detailed discussion of a very similar case, in which a patient with respiratory distress received compressed air instead of high-flow oxygen, see the AHRQ WebM&M commentary by Dr. David Gaba.
Cases & Commentaries
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Mark A. Rosen, MD; November 2003
Due to the delay in anesthesiology becoming available for an urgent C-section, an infant is delivered with profound neurologic abnormalities.