2015 EMS Patient Safety Conference.
Center for Patient Safety. October 30, 2015; St. Louis, MO.
Patient safety problems in prehospital care are receiving increased attention. This conference will discuss issues in emergency medical services, including fatigue among clinicians, challenges to pediatric care, andjust culture.
Lack of emergency medical services documentation is associated with poor patient outcomes: a validation of audit filters for prehospital trauma care.
Laudermilch DJ, Schiff MA, Nathens AB, Rosengart MR. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;210:220-227.
Pediatric Patient Safety in the Emergency Department.
Krug SE, ed. Oak Brook, IL: Joint Commission Resources and the American Academy of Pediatrics; 2010. ISBN: 9781599402123.
The association between EMS workplace safety culture and safety outcomes.
Weaver MD, Wang HE, Fairbanks RJ, Patterson D. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16:43-52.
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Strategy for a National EMS Culture of Safety.
Irving, TX: American College of Emergency Physicians; 2013.