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- Technologic Approaches 1
- Transparency and Accountability 1
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Res Social Adm Pharm. 2019;15:780-810.
Appropriate deprescribing can reduce the risks associated with polypharmacy, overuse, and accidental overdose. Articles in this special issue cover findings from a symposium discussing guidelines for safe discontinuation of medications and research needed to support further understanding of deprescribing practices.
Simul Healthc. 2018;13(3S suppl 1):S1-S55.
Simulation strategies can help examine team interaction and care activities. Articles in this special issue explore the themes presented at an international research symposium on the use of simulation in health care. Topics covered include patient-centered simulation, adaptive learning, and communities of practice.
Massoud MR, Kimble LE, Goldmann D, eds. Int J Qual Health Care. 2018;30(suppl 1):1-41.
Skills in studying, designing, implementing, and measuring improvement initiatives are necessary to ensure broad transfer of innovations. Articles in this special issue offer insights from an international consensus-building session that explored methods of creating actionable information from health care improvement work. In the editorial, the authors suggest that guidance is needed to help investigators to enhance the rigor and transferability of results to support systemwide learning and improvement.
At the Precipice of Quality Health Care: The Role of the Toxicologist in Enhancing Patient and Medication Safety.
J Med Toxicol. 2015;11:165-166, 252-273.
This special issue highlights proceedings from a conference that explored the intersection of toxicology and patient safety improvement. Articles explore how toxicologists can contribute to medication safety efforts through simulation training, collaborating with organizations such as poison control centers, and utilizing communication tools to enhance teamwork.
Imrie KR, Frank JR, Parshuram CS, eds. BMC Med Educ. 2014;14(suppl1):S1-S18.
Articles in this special issue discuss the impact of resident duty hours (such as how they can affect education, resident well-being, and patient outcomes), explore challenges associated with addressing resident fatigue, and describe strategies for hospitals to adapt to changing work hour requirements.
Berner ES, Graber ML, eds. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2009;14(suppl 1):1-112.
This supplement consists of 12 articles drawn from a 2008 conference on diagnostic error, covering topics such as medical problem solving, clinical decision making, diagnostic decision support systems, and educational approaches to reducing diagnostic errors.
Plebani M, ed. Clinica Chimica Acta. 2009;404(1):1-86.
This collection of papers presented at an international conference on laboratory medicine focuses on efforts to reduce medical errors in laboratory practice, especially those concerning diagnostic mistakes.
Kaji AH, Cone DC, eds. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15:971-1222.
This special issue highlights an AHRQ-funded symposium on the role of simulation in medical education and covers topics such as teamwork training and skill improvement.
Nurs Res. 2008;57(suppl 1):S1-S24.
This special issue features proceedings from a symposium on nursing and patient safety, held in tribute to the accomplishments of Ada Sue Hinshaw, PhD, upon her retirement from the deanship at the University of Michigan School of Nursing.
Simul Healthc. 2007;1(suppl 1):1-139.
This conference endorsed the use of simulation as a way for health care professionals to improve patient safety and manage resources.
Wisc Med J. 2006:105;1-86.
This special issue includes articles on programs and initiatives to improve the safety of health care. It also includes proceedings from a 2006 Wisconsin conference on patient safety.
Patient Safety and the Invitational Conference on Contemporary Surgical Quality, Safety and Transparency.
Amer Surg. 2006;72:985-1149
This issue includes articles related to patient safety in the surgical environment and panel reports from a national symposium.
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2006;130:602-649.
This special section includes summaries from a 2005 professional meeting on how patient safety issues intersect with clinical pathology practice.
College of American Pathologists Special Topic Symposium on Error in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine—Practical Lessons for the Pathologist.
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005;129:1226-1276.
This issue includes presentations from the September 2004 symposium on error. Topics covered include insurance issues, pathology databases, and general pathology and lab error reduction strategies.
Am J Nurs. March 2005;105(suppl 3):1-47.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Infusion Nurses Society, and the American Journal of Nursing held an invitational symposium in Philadelphia on July 16-17, 2004. The goals of the symposium were to determine research priorities and to make clinical education and policy recommendations to ensure safe medication administration. The symposium, supported by a conference grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ 1 R13 HS14836-01) and by unrestricted grants from manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and other products designed to promote safe medication administration, was attended by 40 nursing and professional experts. This supplemental issue reports on the symposium proceedings.