Module 2: Patient Safety Resources

Communication

Limited English Proficiency

Language Barriers Lead to Medical Mistakes [PDF]
Healthlink, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2003

Flores et al., Journal of Pediatrics, December 2000, pages 842-848

Harsham et al., Medical Economics, 1984

Medical Orders and Prescriptions

Medication Errors:  Causes, Prevention, and Risk Management, Cohen, APA, 2000

Minimizing Medical Errors 
American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006

National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention

Transfer of Care

Anderson et al., JAMA Surgery, 2015

Davis et al., Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 2015

Rosenbluth et al., Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2015

Exploring a Weak Link in Hospital Care: Handoffs and Signouts 
Today‚Äôs Hospitalist, 2006 

Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals

 

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August 09, 2017