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Special or Theme Issue
Brice JH, Patterson PD, eds. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16:1-108.
This special issue contains articles exploring safety improvement efforts in emergency medical services.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by P. Daniel Patterson, PhD, NRP, and Donald M. Yealy, MD, Safety in Emergency Medical Systems, May 2019
This piece explores the key role of emergency medical services in providing care to patients at their moment of greatest need, safety hazards in this field, and opportunities for improvement.
Journal Article > Study
Patterson PD, Huang DT, Fairbanks RJ, Simeone S, Weaver M, Wang HE. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2010;14:448-460.
This survey found that the perception of safety culture varied widely among prehospital emergency medical service agencies, with air medical emergency services tending to report slightly more positive views on safety.
Journal Article > Study
Worries and concerns experienced by nurse specialists during inter-hospital transports of critically ill patients: a critical incident study.
Gustafsson M, Wennerholm S, Fridlund B. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2010;26:138-145.
Journal Article > Review
Clinical handover of patients arriving by ambulance to the emergency department: a literature review.
Bost N, Crilly J, Wallis M, Patterson E, Chaboyer W. Int Emerg Nurs. 2010;18:210-220.
Journal Article > Commentary
Retrieval medicine: a review and guide for UK practitioners. Part 2: safety in patient retrieval systems.
Hearns S, Shirley PJ. Emerg Med J. 2006;23:943-947.
The authors describe the retrieval and transfer of critically ill patients from one environment to another and provide recommendations for making this process as safe and reliable as possible.
Kingston, ACT, Australia: Australian Medical Association; 2006.
This report outlines best practices for patient transfer and shares experiences from the field for Australian physicians and health care organizations that seek to improve their handoff processes.
Naik G. Wall Street Journal. November 14, 2006:A1. [reprinted on Post-gazette.com].
This story describes how hospitals in the United Kingdom have incorporated teamwork principles used by auto racing pit crews to improve patient safety during handoffs.