The effect of an electronic checklist on critical care provider workload, errors, and performance.
Thongprayoon C, Harrison AM, O'Horo JC, Sevilla Berrios RA, Pickering BW, Herasevich V. J Intensive Care Med. 2014 Nov 12; [Epub ahead of print].
Simulation has been advocated as a way to create a safe space to learn from error. This simulation-based study found that electronic checklists used by intensivists reduced workload and errors compared to paper checklists, adding to the evidence supporting checklist use in medical care.
The effects of safety checklists in medicine: a systematic review.
Thomassen Ø, Storesund A, Søfteland E, Brattebø G. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2014;58:5-18.
MARQUIS Medication Reconciliation Resource Center.
Multi-Center Medication Reconciliation Quality Improvement Study (MARQUIS). Philadelpha, PA: Society for Hospital Medicine.
Reducing the rate of catheter-associated bloodstream infections in a surgical intensive care unit using the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Central Line Bundle.
Sacks GD, Diggs BS, Hadjizacharia P, Green D, Salim A, Malinoski DJ. Am J Surg. 2014;207:817-823.
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Improving code team performance and survival outcomes: implementation of pediatric resuscitation team training.
Knight LJ, Gabhart JM, Earnest KS, Leong KM, Anglemyer A, Franzon D. Crit Care Med. 2014;42:243-251.