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Special or Theme Issue
The 13 articles in this special issue cover topics on the role of ergonomics in patient safety.
Journal Article > Commentary
Leary E, Diers D. Yale J Biol Med. 2013;86:79-87.
This commentary describes unsafe practices that resulted in the spread of an infectious disease and highlights how poor whistleblower protection prevented employees from speaking up.
Journal Article > Study
Schneider AK, Brinsley-Rainisch KJ, Schaefer MK, Camilli T, Perz JF, Cochran RL. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:8-12.
Journal Article > Government Resource
Acute Hepatitis C virus infections attributed to unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic—Nevada, 2007.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008;57:513-517.
This report further discusses the investigation of a Hepatitis C outbreak that resulted from unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic.
Allen M. Las Vegas Sun. March 2, 2008.
This article and accompanying video describe how investigators determined the root causes and source of a hepatitis outbreak in Nevada—one clinic's unsafe injection practices.