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Audiovisual > Audiovisual Presentation
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission; 2014.
Web Resource > Government Resource
Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This Web site provides information about government initiatives to research and prevent health care–associated infections.
Harrisburg, PA: Patient Safety Authority; May 2019.
This report summarizes patient safety improvement work in the state of Pennsylvania and reviews the 2018 activities of the Patient Safety Authority, including the launch of the Center of Excellence for Improving Diagnosis, outreach programs, liaison efforts, and the convening of the first patient safety conference for the state.
Journal Article > Commentary
Stern MF, Greifinger RB, Mellow J. Am J Public Health. 2010;100:2103-2110.
This commentary describes how patient safety standards were developed for use in the United States correctional system.
Journal Article > Review
Thompson ND, Perz JF, Moorman AC, Holmberg SD. Ann Intern Med. 2009;150:33-39.
This review investigated outbreaks of hepatitis B and C virus in outpatient settings and found that transmission was uniformly caused by failures to follow basic principles of infection control.
Tools/Toolkit > Toolkit
Waltham, MA: Masspro, Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors, Massachusetts Extended Care Foundation; 2007.
This manual provides nursing home staff with a step-by-step guide for medication management to reduce medication errors in long-term care.