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Miller R. News-Times. July 25, 2012.
This newspaper article details the complications and errors a patient experienced following a routine surgery.
Sanders L. New York Times Magazine. March 18, 2012.
This interactive magazine feature takes readers through the decision-making process in a case involving diagnostic error.
Shelton DL. Chicago Tribune. October 7, 2011.
Reporting on a fatal medical error, this article describes how the family became involved with patient safety, serving on an advisory council at the hospital where it occurred.
Hamill SD. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 10, 2011:A6.
This newspaper article reports how a missed test result alert led to a disease-free transplant patient being infected with hepatitis.
Olsen D. State Journal-Register. June 26, 2011.
This newspaper article discusses a case of diagnostic error, explores the complexity of the diagnostic process, and provides tips to help patients avoid such errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. April 8, 2010;15:1-3.
Kowalczyk L. The Boston Globe. December 22, 2005.
This article reports on several hospitals in Massachusetts that continue to perform obesity surgeries, despite falling short of the recommended number of operations per year to meet voluntary patient safety guidelines.