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Adverse events in British hospitals: preliminary retrospective record review
Abstract Objectives: To examine the feasibility of detecting adverse events through record review in British hospitals and to make preliminary estimates of the incidence and costs of adverse events.Expand
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The effects of stress on surgical performance.
BACKGROUND Although the general literature on stress and performance is extensive, little is known about specific effects of stress in surgical practice. This qualitative study explored key surgicalExpand
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Care homes’ use of medicines study: prevalence, causes and potential harm of medication errors in care homes for older people
Introduction: Care home residents are at particular risk from medication errors, and our objective was to determine the prevalence and potential harm of prescribing, monitoring, dispensing andExpand
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The impact of stress on surgical performance: a systematic review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Safe surgical practice requires a combination of technical and nontechnical abilities. Both sets of skills can be impaired by intra-operative stress, compromising performance and patientExpand
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The Imperial Stress Assessment Tool (ISAT): A Feasible, Reliable and Valid Approach to Measuring Stress in the Operating Room
BackgroundStress can impair surgical performance and may compromise patient safety. This prospective, cross-sectional study describes the feasibility, reliability, and validity of the Imperial StressExpand
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Stress Management Training for Surgeons—A Randomized, Controlled, Intervention Study
Background:Stress and coping influence performance. In this study, we evaluate a novel stress management intervention for surgeons. Methods:A randomized control group design was used. SixteenExpand
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Exploring the Causes of Adverse Events in NHS Hospital Practice
In a previous paper we reported that 10.8% of patients admitted to two large hospitals in Greater London experienced one or more adverse events, of which half were deemed preventable. Here we examineExpand
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The Effects of Stress and Coping on Surgical Performance During Simulations
Objective:This study investigates the effects of surgeons' stress levels and coping strategies on surgical performance during simulated operations. Methods:Thirty surgeons carried out each aExpand
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The investigation and analysis of critical incidents and adverse events in healthcare.
OBJECTIVES To carry out a review of published and unpublished work on the analysis on methods of accident investigation in high-risk industries, and of critical incidents in healthcare. To developExpand
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Human reliability analysis in healthcare: A review of techniques
Whilst Human Reliability Analysis (HRA) has been well-accepted and integrated into the safety management process in other industries, the application of such error analysis techniques to the problemExpand
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