Patient Safety Resource Seminar. Part II - Resources. Goal of Patient Safety:. to identify and eliminate errors. Addressing Patient Safety. Legislation Research Recognition Patient Involvement Education Tools Library Connections & Advocacy. Legislation title slide. Legislation.
Part II - Resources
Visit: http://www.nashp.org/pst-nashp , http://www.qups.org/ and http://www.sorryworks.net/
Gibson, Rosemary. Role of the patient in improving patient safety. WebM&M. 2007(Mar): Perspectives on Safety. http://webmm.ahrq.gov/perspective.aspx?perspectiveID=38
For those experiencing medical error
search for events and/or processes
identify related reviews
additional subject filters
track events/processes, keep current on research
save related and critical citations
remm.nlm.gov focus on radiation events
E.g. searching for patient safetygives the result: ("patients"[MeSH Terms] OR "patients"[All Fields] OR "patient"[All Fields]) AND ("safety"[MeSH Terms] OR "safety"[All Fields])
Library Connections & Advocacy
So, a medical school librarian set off the modern patient safety movement?
Ergo, there we go.
Wachter R. In conversation with Lucian Leape, MD. WebM&M. 2006(Aug): Perspectives on Safety. http://webmm.ahrq.gov/perspective.aspx?perspectiveID=28
How is Your Library
Involved in Patient Safety
(or how will it be)?
All of the roles of the library ultimately support Patient Safety
- Michelle Eberle, 2007
Holly Ann Burt, MLIS, MDiv