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Laceration: References

​Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC). Surgical safety in Canada: A 10-Year review of CMPA and HIROC medico-legal data. Canadian Patient Safety Institute; 2016.

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA). Managing the medico-legal risks of placing a central line. CMPA. Published 2011.

Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA). Working with medical equipment — Reducing the risks. CMPA. Published 2012.

Connecticut Center for Patient Safety. Felecia Gerardi: No one would listen!! Connecticut Center for Patient Safety. n.d.

Dubeck D. Robotic-assisted surgery: focus on training and credentialing. Pa Patient Saf Advis. 2014;11(3):93-101.

Feil M. Distractions in the operating room. Pa Patient Saf Advis. 2014;11(2):45-52.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). How-to Guide: Prevent harm from high-alert medication. IHI; 2012.

Japan Council for Quality Health Care. Rectal perforation associated with glycerin enema. Medical Safety Information. 2007;3.

Lefebvre G, Devenny K, Héroux D, Bowman C, Mimeault R, Calder L. Intra-operative injuries during abdominopelvic surgery: An analysis of national medico-legal data. Conference Paper presented at the: Canadian Surgery Forum 2018; September 13, 2018; St. John's, NL.

Magee MC, Finley E, Liberatore K. Are you ready to respond? Reports of high harm complications after surgery and invasive procedures. Pa Patient Saf Advis. 2018;15(4).

Manitoba Health, Healthy Living & Seniors (MHHLS). Post endoscopy complications to reduce gastric volvulus. MHHLS; 2017.

McClurken JB. Minimizing complications from temporary epicardial pacing wires after cardiac surgery. Pa PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2006;3(1):8-12.

National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA). Chest drains: Risks associated with the insertion of a chest tube. National Health Service; 2008.

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority. Fetal lacerations associated with cesarean section. Pa PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2004a;1(4):9-10.

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority. Preventing adverse events related to chest tube insertion. Pa PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2007;4(3):99.

Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority. Snip-It Safety. Pa PSRS Patient Saf Advis. 2004b;1(4):4-5.

Wallace SC. Data snapshot: Maternal serious events. Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority. 2016;13(4):163-165.



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