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Special or Theme Issue
Simmons D, ed. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2010;22:161-290.
Articles in this special issue discuss safe practices, effective staffing, teamwork, and event analysis to enhance patient safety in the critical care setting.
Journal Article > Commentary
Despins LA. Crit Care Nurse. April 2009;29:85-91.
This article describes how patient safety and team coordination in the ICU are connected. The author recommends team training as an approach to enhance collaboration.
Journal Article > Study
Improving handoff communications in critical care: utilizing simulation-based training toward process improvement in managing patient risk.
Berkenstadt H, Haviv Y, Tuval A, et al. Chest. 2008;134:158-162.
Simulation training is being widely implemented in health care, in settings ranging from the emergency department to the operating room. Acting in response to an incident of preventable hypoglycemia, this Israeli hospital conducted a simulation training exercise focusing on teamwork training for nurses, with the goal of improving patient handoffs. The intervention resulted in improvement in nurses' communication of critical information during handoffs.