Some readings in Patient Safety

 Theme Issue on Medical Error. Berwick DM, Leape LL, eds. BMJ. 2000:320(7237).

Error in medicine. Leape LL. JAMA. 1994;272:1851-1857.

To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Kohn L, Corrigan J, Donaldson M, eds. Washington, DC: Committee on Quality of Health Care in America, Institute of Medicine. National Academy Press; 2000.

The end of the beginning: patient safety five years after ‘To Err Is Human.’ Wachter RM. Health Aff. 2004 Jul-Dec;Suppl Web Exclusives:W4-534-545

Escape Fire: Lessons for the Future of Health Care. 
Berwick DM. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; 2002. 

Internal Bleeding: The Truth Behind America’s Terrifying Epidemic of Medical Mistakes. Wachter R, Shojania K. New York, NY: Rugged Land; 2004. ISBN: 1590710169. 

Disseminating innovations in health care. 
Berwick DM. JAMA. 2003;289:1969-1975.

A Tale of Two Stories: Contrasting Views of Patient Safety.Cook RI, Woods DD, Miller C. Chicago, IL: National Patient Safety Foundation; 1998. 

Zipperer L. Clinicians, librarians and patient safety: opportunities for partnership.
Qual Saf Health Care. 2004 Jun;13(3):218-22



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