A qualitative study of systemic influences on paramedic decision making: care transitions and patient safety.
O'Hara R, Johnson M, Siriwardena AN, et al. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2015;20(suppl 1):45-53.
This qualitative study explored decision-making by prehospital emergency providers and the effect these decisions can have on patient safety. The study identified both system-level and individual factors that influence critical decisions.
Assessment of adverse drug events among patients in a tertiary care medical center.
Johnston PE, France DJ, Byrne DW, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63:2218-2227.
An observational study of changes to long-term medication after admission to an intensive care unit.
Campbell AJ, Bloomfield R, Noble DW. Anaesthesia. 2006;61:1087-1092.
Retrieval medicine: a review and guide for UK practitioners. Part 2: safety in patient retrieval systems.
Hearns S, Shirley PJ. Emerg Med J. 2006;23:943-947.
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