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Kane BG, Bond WF, Worrilow CC, Richardson DM, on behalf of the Lehigh Valley Hospital Airway Task Force. J Patient Saf. 2006;2:154-161.
The authors describe the development of an airway management process that includes training, airway management protocols, and a standardized airway equipment cart.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. September 2006;3:1, 5-10.
This article discusses the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System (PA-PSRS) reports of skin tears and provides suggestions to help keep patients safe from this common injury.
Sentinel Event Alert. April 3, 2006;(36):1-3.
This alert summarizes types of tubing misconnections reported to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and recommends 10 strategies to prevent their occurrence.
McNeil DG Jr. New York Times. August 19, 2005;National Desk section:1.
This front page article in The New York Times reviews flying object incidents in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners. A number of dramatic cases are described (including several that were fatal), as are some of the challenges, both technological and procedural, in preventing this safety hazard.
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Douglas D. Brunette, MD; March 2005
The challenges of examining and imaging a hospitalized morbidly obese patient delay diagnosis, threatening the patient's life.