Vol. 11 Special Issue | Patient Safety Papers

 

Editorial

G. Ross Baker

 

Perspectives

 

Creating a Patient Safety Culture

Patient Safety Culture Improvement Tool: Development and Guidelines for Use

Mark Fleming and Natasha Wentzell

 

An Evaluation of Patient Safety Leadership Walkarounds

Rosanne Zimmerman, Ivan Ip, Charlotte Daniels, Teresa Smith and Jill Shaver

 

Broadening the Patient Safety Agenda

Implementation of a Safety Framework in a Rehabilitation Hospital

Gaétan Tardif, Elaine Aimone, Carol Boettcher, Carol Fancott, Angie Andreoli and Karima Velji

 

Developing a Patient Safety Plan

Rosanne Zimmerman, Ivan Ip, Emily Christoffersen and Jill Shaver

 

Broadening the Patient Safety Agenda to Include Safety in Long-Term Care

Tiana B. Rust, Laura M. Wagner, Carolyn Hoffman, Marguerite Rowe and Iris Neumann

 

Nursing Education: A Catalyst for the Patient Safety Movement

Kim Neudorf, Netha Dyck, Darlene Scott and Diana Davidson Dick

 

Medication Safety

Using ISMP Canada's Framework for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis: A Tale of Two FMEAs

Tim Nickerson, Margie Jenkins and Julie Greenall

 

Development of Canadian Safety Indicators for Medication Use

Rita Nigam, Neil J. MacKinnon, David U, Nicole R. Hartnell, Adrian R. Levy, Mary Ellen Gurnham and Tiffany T. Nguyen

 

Medication Safety in the Operating Room: Teaming Up to Improve Patient Safety

Rozina Merali, Beverley A. Orser, Alexandra Leeksma, Shirley Lingard, Susan Belo and Sylvia Hyland

 

Survey of Nursing Perceptions of Medication Administration Practices, Perceived Sources of Errors and Reporting Behaviours

Markirit Armutlu, Mary-Lou Foley, Judy Surette, Éric Belzile and Jane McCusker

 

Teamwork and Communication

Communication and Relationship Skills for Rapid Response Teams at Hamilton Health Sciences

Karen Cziraki, Janie Lucas, Toni Rogers, Laura Page, Rosanne Zimmerman, Lois Ann Hauer, Charlotte Daniels and Susan Gregoroff

 

Effectiveness of an Adapted SBAR Communication Tool for a Rehabilitation Setting

Karima Velji, G. Ross Baker, Carol Fancott, Angie Andreoli, Nancy Boaro, Gaétan Tardif, Elaine Aimone and Lynne Sinclair

 

Communities of Practice: Creating Opportunities to Enhance Quality of Care and Safe Practices

Debbie White, Esther Suter, I. John Parboosingh and Elizabeth Taylor

 

Involving Patients and Families

Giving Back the Pen: Disclosure, Apology and Early Compensation Discussions after Harm in the Healthcare Setting

Rob Robson and Elaine Pelletier

 

"It's Safe to Ask": Promoting Patient Safety through Health Literacy

Jan Byrd and Laurie Thompson

 

Canadian Patient Safety Champions: Collaborating on Improving Patient Safety

Katharina Kovacs Burns

 

Improving Care at the Front Lines

Improving Patient Safety through a Multi-faceted Internal Surveillance Program

Anne Matlow, Polly Stevens, Lynn Urmson and Rick Wray

 

Safe Medication Swallowing in Dysphagia: A Collaborative Improvement Project

Lawrence D. Jackson, Jane Little, Edward Kung, Evelyn M. Williams, Krystyna Siemiatkowska and Suzanne Plowman

 

An Intervention Program to Reduce Falls for Adult In-Patients Following Major Lower Limb Amputation

David Dyer, Bonnie Bouman, Monique Davey and Kathleen P. Ismond

 

Using Human Factors Methods to Evaluate the Labelling of Injectable Drugs

Kathryn Momtahan, Catherine M. Burns, Sylvia Hyland, Jennifer Jeon and Sandra Gabriele

 

Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia in the Calgary Health Region: A Canadian Success Story!

Rosmin Esmail, Greg Duchscherer, Jennifer Giesbrecht, Jennifer King, Pamela Ritchie and Dan Zuege - for the Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Team*

 

An Evaluation of a Fall Management Program in a Personal Care Home Population

Elaine M.J. Burland

 

Practice Changes to Improve Delivery of Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis

Rosemary Zvonar, Pam Bush and Virginia Roth

 

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