Why even good physicians do not wash their hands.
Redelmeier DA, Shafir E. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Jul 9; [Epub ahead of print].
Insufficient hand hygiene compliance is a universal problem in health care settings. This commentary discusses behavioral, affective, cognitive, and social factors that explain poor hand hygiene. The authors suggest that attention to these elements is required to implement sustainable improvement strategies.
Associations between perceived crisis mode work climate and poor information exchange within hospitals.
Patterson ME, Bogart MS, Starr KR. J Hosp Med. 2015;10:152-159.
The effect of cognitive debiasing training among family medicine residents.
Smith BW, Slack MB. Diagnosis. 2015;2:117-121.
Technology, cognition and error.
Coiera E. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:417-422.
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