This Hot Topic is Creating Safety in an Emergency Department
This topic compliment’s the Centre for Health Care Management’s upcoming seminar Creating Safety in an Emergency Department with Dr. Garth Hunte. To learn more about the seminar or to register visit the information page.
The following articles were selected by Dr. Hunte as introductory readings to the topic. As most of these resources require a subscription, please contact your institution’s library or email firstname.lastname@example.org for access.
- Rochlin, G.I. (1999). Safe operation as a social construct. Ergonomics, 42(11):1549-1560. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/001401399184884.
- Woods, D.D., & Cook, R.I. (2007). Nine steps to move forward from error. Cognition, Technology & Work, 4(2):137-144. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s101110200012.
- Cook, R.I., & Rasmussen J. (2005). “Going solid”: a model of system dynamics and consequences for patient safety. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 14(2):130-134. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/qshc.2003.009530.
- Waring, J.J. (2009). Constructing and re-constructing narratives of patient safety. Social Science & Medicine, 69(12):1722-1731. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.09.052.
- Haukelid, K. (2008). Theories of (safety) culture revisited – an anthropological approach. Safety Science, 46(3):413-426. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2007.05.014.
- Hunte, G.S. (2010). Creating safety in an emergency department [dissertation]. University of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC. Available from: https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/27485.