Quality and Safety.
Albarran J, Scholes J, eds. Nurs Crit Care. 2015;20:167-220.
Nurses have a key role in patient safety and advocacy in critical care settings. Articles in this special issue explore the impact of interruptions on nursing care, ward rounds as an opportunity for checklist use, and the importance of integrating safety concepts into nursing education.
Implementing and validating a comprehensive unit-based safety program.
Pronovost P, Weast B, Rosenstein B. J Patient Saf. 2005;1:33-40.
Frequency and type of errors and near errors reported by critical care nurses.
Balas MC, Scott LD, Rogers AE. Can J Nurs Res. 2006;38:24-41.
An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU.
Pronovost P, Needham D, Berenholtz S, et al. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:2725-2732.
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Unreported errors in the intensive care unit: a case study of the way we work.
Henneman EA. Crit Care Nurse. 2007;27:27-34.