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Information behavior in the context of improving patient safety

Anu MacIntosh-Murray, Chun Wei Choo
2005 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The article discusses four key functions of the information/change agent (i.e., boundary spanner, information seeker, knowledge translator, and change champion) in the context of situated practice and  ...  events, and (2) the flow and use of information for making improvements.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was funded by a doctoral fellowship grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20228 fatcat:xdf3blkpljectntrjsmc3wgxlu

The demonstration of a theory-based approach to the design of localized patient safety interventions

Natalie Taylor, Rebecca Lawton, Beverley Slater, Robbie Foy
2013 Implementation Science  
Conclusions: The TDF is a feasible and acceptable framework to guide the implementation of patient safety interventions.  ...  Time trend audit data were collected for 301 patients over an 18-month period for one Trust, suggesting clinically significant improved use of pH and documentation of practice following the intervention  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge each member of our Implementation Teams from the three participating Trusts for the time they spent working to implement the NG tubes guideline in their organization  ... 
doi:10.1186/1748-5908-8-123 pmid:24131864 pmcid:PMC3854455 fatcat:kjmdzutedjh3hbe2iikyjbzm5e

Development and initial validation of the Influences on Patient Safety Behaviours Questionnaire

Natalie Taylor, Sahdia Parveen, Victoria Robins, Beverley Slater, Rebecca Lawton
2013 Implementation Science  
The criterion validity of the measure is still unknown and further work is necessary to confirm the reliability and validity of this measure for other patient safety behaviors.  ...  Methods: Two hundred and thirty-three HCPs from three acute National Health Service Hospital Trusts in the United Kingdom completed the 34-item measure focusing on one specific patient safety behavior  ...  Understanding the factors that influence those behaviors associated with patient safety is an important first step in the development of strategies to improve care [5] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/1748-5908-8-81 pmid:23895628 pmcid:PMC3846501 fatcat:2z7u6asfcret5bgpwhclcxuhyq

Evaluating Safety Initiatives in Healthcare

Asad Latif, Christine G. Holzmueller, Peter J. Pronovost
2014 Current Anesthesiology Reports  
This has resulted in significant efforts in the arena of patient safety. The issue of how best to evaluate the validity of patient safety initiatives is a matter of significant discussion.  ...  Many quality improvement initiatives in healthcare are poorly developed, with few patient safety interventions sharing characteristics with evidence based medicine.  ...  Health care organizations use a variety of formal and informal approaches to obtain information about safety in the context of care delivery.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40140-014-0059-4 pmid:24976794 pmcid:PMC4070516 fatcat:cexzcj3ikngtfbd5q6gfouzqyq

Measuring patient experience in a safety net setting: Lessons learned

Nina Shabbat, Katy Dobbins, Sonja Seglin, Kristin Davis
2015 Patient Experience Journal  
We also offer insight on the effective dissemination of results within safety net organizations and discuss the role of Keywords Patient experience, safety net, quality improvement  ...  Safety net providers have faced barriers in administering patient experience surveys due to a lack of resources and survey expertise, but this problem has received little attention in the literature.  ...  Advancing the quality of this care can only take place in the context of well-executed quality improvement projects.  ... 
doi:10.35680/2372-0247.1054 fatcat:d3q2nqdjqzfadnlpdmnwvpsx2i

Safe patient care - safety culture and risk management in otorhinolaryngology

Michael St Pierre
2013 GMS Current Topics in Otorhinolaryngology  
The systematic enhancement of staff qualification by providing training opportunities can be a major investment in patient safety.  ...  Another facet of an informed culture is the free flow of information during perioperative patient care.  ...  checklist of WHO, and • standardized patients' care (SOPs) allow an improvement of patients' safety.  ... 
doi:10.3205/cto000101 pmid:24403977 pmcid:PMC3884544 fatcat:jttn3g5zzbaj3bzfbdky4unhk4

Group and Organizational Safety Norms Set the Stage for Good Post-Fall Huddles

Joseph A. Allen, Roni Reiter-Palmon, Victoria Kennel, Katherine J. Jones
2018 Journal of leadership & organizational studies  
set the stage for the enactment of post-fall huddles in an effective manner.  ...  We explored group and organizational safety norms as antecedents to meeting leader behaviors and achievement of desired outcomes in a special after-action review case-a post-fall huddle.  ...  to apply what is learned in a huddle to other patients, thus improving the reliability of the system.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1548051818781820 pmid:31528146 pmcid:PMC6746320 fatcat:3g2yjfarmrbnlas2fbkcaok5bm

A Systems Approach to Analyzing and Preventing Hospital Adverse Events

Nancy Leveson, Aubrey Samost, Sidney Dekker, Stan Finkelstein, Jai Raman
2016 Journal of patient safety  
This study aimed to demonstrate the use of a systems theory-based accident analysis technique in health care applications as a more powerful alternative to the chain-of-event accident models currently  ...  and improvements in sharing information and transitioning patients.  ...  The goal is to understand why the controls were ineffective in enforcing the safety constraints and then to use that information for continuous improvement, not just in the behavior of individuals, but  ... 
doi:10.1097/pts.0000000000000263 pmid:26756729 fatcat:r3zhdsxenfgqzkrjvc7lcvbvbu

The Importance of Obtaining Verbal Confirmation of Patient Identifiers While Using Technology during Medication Administration

Jessica Ouzts
2019 International Journal of Nursing  
The use of technology in healthcare provides phenomenal opportunity for improved workflow and safer patient care.  ...  The information gained from the direct observations will be used to educate the nursing staff of the importance to continue the usage of patient safety measures to reduce medication errors and sentinel  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank the local acute care facility (that wishes to remain unnamed) used for permitting access to the nursing floors for direct observation and research.  ... 
doi:10.15640/ijn.v6n1a14 fatcat:fkzmzc5iwfgnzmvwblfhb3bgwi

Reducing Infections "Together": A Review of Socioadaptive Approaches

Pranavi Sreeramoju
2019 Open Forum Infectious Diseases  
Future research on socioadaptive interventions needs to focus on developing tools and strategies for diagnosing local context and study how these interventions might influence culture of safety.  ...  Strategies to sustain momentum of improvement efforts in different healthcare settings need to be refined and further developed through additional research.  ...  teams before and after CUSP intervention demonstrated significant improvement in several aspects of context of care related to patient safety.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ofid/ofy348 pmid:30740469 pmcid:PMC6359910 fatcat:vkenrfvxyrfu5cgi5un3p2eiku

Installation of CCTVs in Operating Rooms, How Should We Prepare?

Do-Kyong Kim
2022 Journal of Korean medical science  
Efforts towards improved informed consent and patient safety, as well as health literacy education for patients and the public should be conducted regardless of CCTV installation.  ...  improvement of soft skills, teamwork, and system improvement. 7 like VR, which aims to evaluate and improve the quality of care, CCTV is aimed at surveilling the behaviors of medical personnel and punishing  ... 
doi:10.3346/jkms.2022.37.e136 pmid:35470605 pmcid:PMC9039194 fatcat:232fx6dq5bem7fw5wtg6vmagya

Encouraging Resident Adverse Event Reporting

John Szymusiak, Thomas J. Walk, Maggie Benson, Megan Hamm, Susan Zickmund, Alda Maria Gonzaga, Gregory M. Bump
2019 Pediatric Quality & Safety  
Our findings are consistent with the Theoretical Domains Framework of behavioral change.  ...  These strategies could prove successful at other pediatric hospitals to build a culture that values reporting and prepares residents as patient safety champions.  ...  Luiggi-Hernández, MPH, The authors have no financial interest to declare in relation to the content of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1097/pq9.0000000000000167 pmid:31579867 pmcid:PMC6594779 fatcat:lu7dmp2cujaizg7wzoztmwabxa

Assessing safety climate in prehospital settings: testing psychometric properties of a common structural model in a cross-sectional and prospective study

Leif Inge K. Sørskår, Espen Olsen, Eirik B. Abrahamsen, Gunnar Tschudi Bondevik, Håkon B. Abrahamsen
2019 BMC Health Services Research  
Little research exists on patient safety climate in the prehospital context.  ...  The results provided a validated instrument, the Prehospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture short version (PreHSOPSC-S), for measuring patient safety climate in a prehospital context.  ...  We are also grateful to Knud Knudsen for his evaluation of the statistics.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-019-4459-5 pmid:31533786 pmcid:PMC6751584 fatcat:bnpeh7jloba2pbk2z3cbbvgfoq

Factors Influencing Nurses' Willingness to Speak Up Regarding Patient Safety in East Asia: A Systematic Review

Seung Eun Lee, JiYeon Choi, Hyunjie Lee, Somin Sang, Haesun Lee, Hye Chong Hong
2021 Risk Management and Healthcare Policy  
We organized factors influencing East Asian nurses' willingness to speak up regarding patient safety according to the following four contexts: individual (motivation toward patient safety, organizational  ...  of nurses' willingness to voice their concerns for patient safety.  ...  Nevertheless, this review improves the understanding of nurses' willingness to speak up regarding patient safety in East Asian hospitals.  ... 
doi:10.2147/rmhp.s297349 pmid:33737846 pmcid:PMC7966392 fatcat:6zf453jjance5b24btbwdh6nzm

Page 328 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 85, Issue 1 [page]

1998 Psychological Abstracts  
In patients with poisoning of moderate severity, pretreatment per- formance in context-aided memory improved after the first HBO treatment.  ...  —Reviews the general safety (i.e., adverse and overdose effects, risk of abuse or dependency, and occurrence of rebound insomnia) of zolpidem in studies with adults and elderly patients.  ... 
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