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Journal Article > Study
"Chance favors only the prepared mind": preparing minds to systematically reduce hazards in the testing process in primary care.
Singh R, Hickner J, Mold J, Singh G. J Patient Saf. 2014;10:20-28.
Unreliable test result management systems and failure to follow-up on abnormal test results are common issues in ambulatory care. Using a modified failure mode and effect analysis methodology, this study sought to prospectively identify safety hazards in the laboratory testing process in primary care clinics.
Journal Article > Commentary
Woodhouse S. Lab Med. 2005;36(1):16-18.
This commentary outlines how medical laboratories can enhance patient safety by applying error-prevention methods proven in the engineering field.