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- Discontinuities, Gaps, and Hand-Off Problems 1
- Identification Errors
- Medical Complications 4
- Medication Safety 2
- Surgical Complications
- Transfusion Complications 1
Search results for "Identification Errors"
Journal Article > Review
DeVine J, Chutkan N, Norvell DC, Dettori JR. Spine. 2010;35(suppl 9):S28-S36.
Journal Article > Commentary
Saufl NM. J Perianesth Nurs. 2009;24:114-118.
This commentary provides background on the development of the Joint Commission's 2009 National Patient Safety Goals and summarizes the goals set for the hospital environment.
Herper M, Lindner M. Forbes. August 25, 2008.
This article discusses common medical complications and care failures, and provides an annotated picture gallery of several hospital complications and how they can be prevented.
May H. Salt Lake Tribune. August 18, 2008.
This article examines 2007 state health data on never events in the context of a label-related medical error that resulted in a recent death.
Journal Article > Study
Yang CT, Chen HH, Hou SM. J Formos Med Assoc. 2007;106:212-216.
The researchers surveyed Taiwanese orthopedic surgeons and found that a national campaign encouraging surgeons to mark the incision site reduced wrong-site and wrong-procedure errors.
Blum A. Business Week. August 15, 2006.
This article discusses how hospital design, including standardized operating rooms, better ventilation systems, and green design can improve patient safety and decrease costs.