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Managing teamwork in the face of pandemic: evidence-based tips.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 29. Epub 2020 May 29.

Department of Psychological Sciences, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2020-011447DOI Listing

Quality & safety in the literature: July 2020.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 29. Epub 2020 May 29.

Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

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Limiting surveillance imaging for patients with lymphoma in remission: a mixed methods study leading to a Choosing Wisely recommendation.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 28. Epub 2020 May 28.

Nuclear Medicine, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.

Background: Under the 'Choosing Wisely' (CW) framework, professional organisations internationally have advocated limiting imaging for asymptomatic patients following curative cancer therapy, based on limited value and high cost. F18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography-CT (PET/CT) was widely adopted locally for surveillance lymphoma imaging after 2004.

Objectives: Prior to ratification of a local CW recommendation to limit surveillance imaging in lymphoma, we aimed to assess: (A) performance characteristics of surveillance FDG-PET/CT; (B) rates, clinical consequences and costs of false positives (FP); and (C) patients and professionals' attitudes towards overuse. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010756DOI Listing

Work effort, readability and quality of pharmacy transcription of patient directions from electronic prescriptions: a retrospective observational cohort analysis.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 25. Epub 2020 May 25.

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Background: Free-text directions generated by prescribers in electronic prescriptions can be difficult for patients to understand due to their variability, complexity and ambiguity. Pharmacy staff are responsible for transcribing these directions so that patients can take their medication as prescribed. However, little is known about the quality of these transcribed directions received by patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010405DOI Listing

Associations of workflow disruptions in the operating room with surgical outcomes: a systematic review and narrative synthesis.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 23. Epub 2020 May 23.

Institute and Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, LMU University Hospital, Munich, Germany.

Background: Performance in the operating room is an important determinant of surgical safety. Flow disruptions (FDs) represent system-related performance problems that affect the efficiency of the surgical team and have been associated with a risk to patient safety. Despite the growing evidence base on FDs, a systematic synthesis has not yet been published. Read More

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Less is more, now more than ever.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 22. Epub 2020 May 22.

Deparment of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Medication-related interventions delivered both in hospital and following discharge: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 20. Epub 2020 May 20.

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, OLVG, Amsterdam, North-Holland, The Netherlands

Background: Harm due to medications is common during the transition from hospital to home. Approaches that seek to prevent harm often involve isolated medication-related interventions and show conflicting results. However, until now, no review has focused on the effect of intervention components delivered both in hospital and following discharge from hospital to home. Read More

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Unnecessary antibiotic prescribing in children hospitalised for asthma exacerbation: a retrospective national cohort study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 18. Epub 2020 May 18.

Institute of Healthcare Delivery and Population Science, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.

Background: Antibiotic resistance represents a worldwide public health threat. Characterising prescribing patterns for conditions for which antibiotics have no role can inform antimicrobial stewardship efforts. Asthma is among the most common non-infectious diseases in children and results in 100 000 hospitalisations annually in the USA. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010792DOI Listing

Response to: Overly optimistic picture of current state of cross-border patient care in 'Going the extra mile' by Beuken JA, Verstegen DML, Dolmans D, .

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 12. Epub 2020 May 12.

Educational Research and Development / School of Health Professions Education, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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To improve quality, keep your eyes on the road.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 11. Epub 2020 May 11.

Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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Effects of CPOE-based medication ordering on outcomes: an overview of systematic reviews.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 5. Epub 2020 May 5.

Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.

Background: Computerised provider order entry (CPOE) systems are widely used in clinical settings for the electronic ordering of medications, laboratory tests and radiological therapies. However, evidence regarding effects of CPOE-based medication ordering on clinical and safety outcomes is mixed. We conducted an overview of systematic reviews (SRs) to characterise the cumulative effects of CPOE use for medication ordering in clinical settings. Read More

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Making communication and resolution programmes mission critical in healthcare organisations.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 5. Epub 2020 May 5.

Ariadne Labs, Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham & Womens Hospital, Boston, MA, United States.

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CODE: a practical framework for advancing patient-centred code status discussions.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 29. Epub 2020 Apr 29.

Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Adverse events in the paediatric emergency department: a prospective cohort study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 29. Epub 2020 Apr 29.

Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Background: Understanding adverse events among children treated in the emergency department (ED) offers an opportunity to improve patient safety by providing evidence of where to focus efforts in a resource-restricted environment.

Objective: To estimate the risk of adverse events, their type, preventability and severity, for children seen in a paediatric ED.

Methods: This prospective cohort study examined outcomes of patients presenting to a paediatric ED over a 1-year period. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010055DOI Listing

Choosing quality problems wisely: identifying improvements worth developing and sustaining.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 29. Epub 2020 Apr 29.

Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Identical or similar brand names used in different countries for medications with different active ingredients: a descriptive analysis.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 27. Epub 2020 Apr 27.

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, Immediate Office, Regulatory Science Staff, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.

Objective: To identify US drug brand (proprietary) names that are identical or similar to drug brand names used in other countries containing different active ingredients and name confusion medication errors associated with these drugs.

Methods: We compared a list of brand names approved by the US Food and Drug Administration from 2006 through 2018 with a list of brand names from other countries generated by Uppsala Monitoring Centre using the WHODrug Dictionary. We evaluated drug name pairs that were identical or highly similar and had different active ingredients and searched for name confusion medication errors with these drugs. Read More

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Effect of preoperative education and ICU tour on patient and family satisfaction and anxiety in the intensive care unit after elective cardiac surgery: a randomised controlled trial.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 22. Epub 2020 Apr 22.

Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

Background: Preoperative education may help participants to psychologically prepare themselves for surgery, but the outcomes of such preparation have rarely been assessed in patients requiring postoperative care in the intensive care unit (ICU) as well as in family members.

Objective: To assess the effect of a preoperative multifaceted education intervention on patient and family satisfaction levels in the ICU and measures of perioperative patients' anxiety and depression.

Trial Design: Single-centre, two-armed, parallel, superiority, randomised controlled trial. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010667DOI Listing
April 2020
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Use of optimised dual statistical process control charts for early detection of surgical site infection outbreaks.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Jun 21;29(6):517-520. Epub 2020 Apr 21.

Duke Center for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Infection Prevention, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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Implementing receiver-driven handoffs to the emergency department to reduce miscommunication.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 16. Epub 2020 Apr 16.

Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Background: Miscommunications during care transfers are a leading cause of medical errors. Recent consensus-based recommendations to standardise information transfer from outpatient clinics to the emergency department (ED) have not been formally evaluated. We sought to determine whether a receiver-driven structured handoff intervention is associated with 1) increased inclusion of standardised elements; 2) reduced miscommunications and 3) increased perceived quality, safety and efficiency. Read More

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Influence of bedspacing on outcomes of hospitalised medicine service patients: a retrospective cohort study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 16. Epub 2020 Apr 16.

Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Background: Specialty wards cohort hospitalised patients to improve outcomes and lower costs. When demand exceeds capacity, patients overflow and are "bedspaced" to alternate wards. Some studies have demonstrated that bedspacing among medicine service patients is associated with adverse patient-centred outcomes, however, results have been inconsistent and have primarily been performed within national health systems. Read More

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Prevalence of harmful diagnostic errors in hospitalised adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 8. Epub 2020 Apr 8.

Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

Background: Diagnostic error is commonly defined as a missed, delayed or wrong diagnosis and has been described as among the most important patient safety hazards. Diagnostic errors also account for the largest category of medical malpractice high severity claims and total payouts. Despite a large literature on the incidence of inpatient adverse events, no systematic review has attempted to estimate the prevalence and nature of harmful diagnostic errors in hospitalised patients. Read More

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Impact of multidisciplinary team huddles on patient safety: a systematic review and proposed taxonomy.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Apr 7. Epub 2020 Apr 7.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Background: Despite significant advances, patient safety remains a critical public health concern. Daily huddles-discussions to identify and respond to safety risks-have been credited with enhancing safety culture in operationally complex industries including aviation and nuclear power. More recently, huddles have been endorsed as a mechanism to improve patient safety in healthcare. Read More

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Evaluating the influence of data collector training for predictive risk of death models: an observational study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 30. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

Nepean Hospital, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: Severity-of-illness scoring systems are widely used for quality assurance and research. Although validated by trained data collectors, there is little data on the accuracy of real-world data collection practices.

Objective: To evaluate the influence of formal data collection training on the accuracy of scoring system data in intensive care units (ICUs). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2020-010965DOI Listing

Relative contributions of hospital versus skilled nursing facility quality on patient outcomes.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 30. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Background: Hospitals and health systems worldwide have adopted value-based payment to improve quality and reduce costs. In the USA, skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are now financially penalised for higher-than-expected readmission rates. However, the extent to which SNFs contribute to, and should thus be held accountable for, readmission rates is unknown. Read More

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Resilience and regulation, an odd couple? Consequences of Safety-II on governmental regulation of healthcare quality.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 30. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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Overly optimistic picture of current state of cross-border patient care in 'Going the extra mile' study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 27. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Public Health, Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Public Health research institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Making MAGIC: how to improve the use of peripherally inserted central catheters.

Authors:
Vineet Chopra

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 27. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

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Valuing hospital investments in nursing: multistate matched-cohort study of surgical patients.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 27. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Center for Outcomes Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Background: There are known clinical benefits associated with investments in nursing. Less is known about their value.

Aims: To compare surgical patient outcomes and costs in hospitals with better versus worse nursing resources and to determine if value differs across these hospitals for patients with different mortality risks. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010534DOI Listing

Challenges of opioid deprescribing and factors to be considered in the development of opioid deprescribing guidelines: a qualitative analysis.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 27. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Pharmacy, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: Chronic prescription opioid use is a major international public health issue associated with significant harms, including increased risk of hospitalisation, morbidity and death. Guidance for healthcare professionals on when and how to deprescribe or reduce opioids is required. A key step for guideline development for deprescribing pharmacotherapy is to understand the perspectives of stakeholders. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2020-010881DOI Listing

Physician-level variation in clinical outcomes and resource use in inpatient general internal medicine: an observational study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 27. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Background: Variations in inpatient medical care are typically attributed to system, hospital or patient factors. Little is known about variations at the physician level within hospitals. We described the physician-level variation in clinical outcomes and resource use in general internal medicine (GIM). Read More

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Social emotion and patient safety: an important and understudied intersection.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 26. Epub 2020 Mar 26.

Quality and Safety Research Group, Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford, UK.

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Evaluation of the impact of an augmented model of The Productive Ward: Releasing Time to Care on staff and patient outcomes: a naturalistic stepped-wedge trial.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 26. Epub 2020 Mar 26.

School of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK.

Background: Improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare is an international priority. A range of complex ward based quality initiatives have been developed over recent years, perhaps the most influential programme has been Productive Ward: Releasing Time to Care. The programme aims to improve work processes and team efficiency with the aim of 'releasing time', which would be used to increase time with patients ultimately improving patient care, although this does not form a specific part of the programme. Read More

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Costs and consequences of using average demand to plan baseline nurse staffing levels: a computer simulation study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 26. Epub 2020 Mar 26.

School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hampshire, UK.

Background: Planning numbers of nursing staff allocated to each hospital ward (the 'staffing establishment') is challenging because both demand for and supply of staff vary. Having low numbers of registered nurses working on a shift is associated with worse quality of care and adverse patient outcomes, including higher risk of patient safety incidents. Most nurse staffing tools recommend setting staffing levels at the average needed but modelling studies suggest that this may not lead to optimal levels. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010569DOI Listing

Fall prevention implementation strategies in use at 60 United States hospitals: a descriptive study.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 18. Epub 2020 Mar 18.

Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Background: To guide fall prevention efforts, United States organisations, such as the Joint Commission and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, have recommended organisational-level implementation strategies: leadership support, interdisciplinary falls committees, electronic health record tools, and staff, family and patient education. It is unclear whether hospitals adhere to such strategies or how these strategies are operationalised.

Objective: To identify and describe the prevalence of specific hospital fall prevention implementation strategies. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010642DOI Listing

Empowering patients and reducing inequities: is there potential in sharing clinical notes?

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 18. Epub 2020 Mar 18.

Division of General Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Estimating misclassification error in a binary performance indicator: case study of low value care in Australian hospitals.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 12. Epub 2020 Mar 12.

Faculty of Medicine and Health, School of Public Health, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Objective: Indicators based on hospital administrative data have potential for misclassification error, especially if they rely on clinical detail that may not be well recorded in the data. We applied an approach using modified logistic regression models to assess the misclassification (false-positive and false-negative) rates of low-value care indicators.

Design And Setting: We applied indicators involving 19 procedures to an extract from the New South Wales Admitted Patient Data Collection (1 January 2012 to 30 June 2015) to label episodes as low value. Read More

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Appropriateness of peripherally inserted central catheter use among general medical inpatients: an observational study using routinely collected data.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 8. Epub 2020 Mar 8.

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) are among the most commonly used medical devices in hospital. This study sought to determine the appropriateness of inpatient PICC use in general medicine at five academic hospitals in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, based on the Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC).

Methods: This was a retrospective, cross-sectional study of general internal medicine patients discharged between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2015 who received a PICC during hospitalisation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010463DOI Listing

Out of sight, out of mind: a prospective observational study to estimate the duration of the Hawthorne effect on hand hygiene events.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 9. Epub 2020 Mar 9.

Infection Prevention and Control, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Background: Human auditing has been the gold standard for evaluating hand hygiene (HH) compliance but is subject to the Hawthorne effect (HE), the change in subjects' behaviour due to their awareness of being observed. For the first time, we used electronic HH monitoring to characterise the duration of the HE on HH events after human auditors have left the ward.

Methods: Observations were prospectively conducted on two transplant wards at a tertiary centre between May 2018 and January 2019. Read More

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Cluster randomised controlled trial evaluating the clinical and humanistic impact of a pharmacist-led minor ailment service.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 5. Epub 2020 Mar 5.

Graduate School of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia.

Background: Community pharmacists are well positioned to support patients' minor ailments. The objective was to evaluate the clinical and humanistic impact of a minor ailment service (MAS) in community pharmacy compared with usual pharmacist care (UC).

Methods: A cluster randomised controlled trial was conducted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010608DOI Listing
March 2020
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Quality & safety in the literature: May 2020.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 5;29(5):436-440. Epub 2020 Mar 5.

Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2020-011059DOI Listing

Whiteboards: important part of the toolbox for improving patient understanding during hospitalisation.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 5. Epub 2020 Mar 5.

Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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Going the extra mile - cross-border patient handover in a European border region: qualitative study of healthcare professionals' perspectives.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Mar 4. Epub 2020 Mar 4.

Educational Research and Development / School of Health Professions Education, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Background: Cross-border healthcare is complex, increasingly frequent and causes potential risks for patient safety. In this context, cross-border handovers or the transfer of patients from one country to another deserves particular attention. Although general handover has been the topic of extensive research, little is known about the challenges of handover across national borders, especially as perceived by stakeholders. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010509DOI Listing

Beyond CLABSI and CAUTI: broadening our vision of patient safety.

Authors:
Kaveh G Shojania

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 28;29(5):361-364. Epub 2020 Feb 28.

Department of Medicine and the Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M4N 3M5, Canada

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Reduction of paediatric head CT utilisation at a rural general hospital emergency department.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Feb 28. Epub 2020 Feb 28.

Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Background: Blunt head injury is a common pediatric injury and often evaluated in general emergency departments. It estimated that 50% of children will undergo a head computed tomography (CT), often unnecessarily exposing the child to ionizing radiation. Pediatric academic centers have shown quality improvement (QI) measures can reduce head CT rates within their emergency departments. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010322DOI Listing
February 2020
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Leveraging electronic health record data to improve sepsis surveillance.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Feb 27. Epub 2020 Feb 27.

Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2020-010847DOI Listing
February 2020

Evaluating improvement interventions using routine data to support a learning health system: research design, data access, analysis and reporting.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Feb 25. Epub 2020 Feb 25.

Tommy's Centre for Maternal and Fetal Health, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Queen's Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010068DOI Listing
February 2020

Advanced analytics to improve performance: can healthcare replicate the success of professional sports?

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 May 25;29(5):405-408. Epub 2020 Feb 25.

Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010415DOI Listing

Sounds good: the bright future of clinical alarm management initiatives.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Feb 21. Epub 2020 Feb 21.

Section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010561DOI Listing
February 2020
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Allowing failure so trainees can thrive: the importance of guided autonomy in medical education.

BMJ Qual Saf 2020 Feb 21. Epub 2020 Feb 21.

Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjqs-2019-010673DOI Listing
February 2020