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- Culture of Safety 2
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- Error Reporting and Analysis 3
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- Quality Improvement Strategies
- Teamwork 1
- Device-related Complications 1
- Identification Errors 4
- Medication Safety 1
- Surgical Complications
Search results for "Wrong-Site Surgery"
Butcher L. Hosp Health Netw. November 2011.
This article discusses wrong-site surgeries and efforts to prevent them.
Pelczarski KM, Braun PA, Young E. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. Sept/Oct 2010;7:20-22,25-26.
This article describes a wrong-site surgery prevention program and how it was successfully implemented in 30 hospitals.
Cohen E. Empowered Patient. CNN.com. November 13, 2009.
This news story describes an incident of patient misidentification and offers tips to help patients confirm their care during a hospitalization.
Davis R. USA Today. April 17, 2006.
This article reports on a recent AHRQ-funded study on the incidence of wrong-site surgery and shares various perspectives on the issue.
Szabo L. USA Today. August 23, 2005.
This article reports the announcement of an international initiative to share patient safety strategies. The initiative will be led by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
Altman LK. New York Times. December 11, 2001;1:1.
This news piece reports on wrong-site and wrong-patient surgery and describes efforts to prevent surgical errors following a Joint Commission sentinel event alert on the topic.