Verna C Gibbs

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Retained surgical items and minimally invasive surgery
    Verna C Gibbs
    National Surgical Patient Safety Project NoThing Left Behind, 270 Collingwood Street, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    World J Surg 35:1532-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Preventable errors in the operating room: retained foreign bodies after surgery--Part I
    Verna C Gibbs
    UCSF Department of Surgery, Attending Surgeon, SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 44:281-337. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of plain abdominal radiographs in the detection of retained surgical needles in the peritoneal cavity
    Skorn Ponrartana
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Surg 247:8-12. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient safety practices in the operating room: correct-site surgery and nothing left behind
    Verna C Gibbs
    Department of Surgery QI Program, University of California at San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Avenue U 157, Box 0617, San Francisco, CA 94143 0617, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 85:1307-19, xiii. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Exporting excellence for Whipple resection to refine the Leapfrog Initiative
    John Maa
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    J Surg Res 138:189-97. 2007

Collaborators

  • H David Reines
  • John Maa
  • Skorn Ponrartana
  • Liina Poder
  • Bonnie N Joe
  • Fergus V Coakley
  • Richard S Breiman
  • Benjamin M Yeh
  • Ying Lu
  • Aliya Qayyum
  • John P Roberts

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Retained surgical items and minimally invasive surgery
    Verna C Gibbs
    National Surgical Patient Safety Project NoThing Left Behind, 270 Collingwood Street, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    World J Surg 35:1532-9. 2011
    ..The prevention of retained surgical items will therefore require practice change, knowledge, and shared information between all perioperative personnel...
  2. ncbi request reprint Preventable errors in the operating room: retained foreign bodies after surgery--Part I
    Verna C Gibbs
    UCSF Department of Surgery, Attending Surgeon, SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 44:281-337. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of plain abdominal radiographs in the detection of retained surgical needles in the peritoneal cavity
    Skorn Ponrartana
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Surg 247:8-12. 2008
    ..To determine the accuracy of plain abdominal radiographs in the detection of retained surgical needles of varying size in the peritoneal cavity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Patient safety practices in the operating room: correct-site surgery and nothing left behind
    Verna C Gibbs
    Department of Surgery QI Program, University of California at San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Avenue U 157, Box 0617, San Francisco, CA 94143 0617, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 85:1307-19, xiii. 2005
    ..Poor communication is the most common root cause of errors. This article explores these issues and explains procedures and protocols developed to reduce surgical errors...
  5. ncbi request reprint Exporting excellence for Whipple resection to refine the Leapfrog Initiative
    John Maa
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94103, USA
    J Surg Res 138:189-97. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that defining exportable elements of the Whipple resection could allow a low volume hospital (LVH) to improve upon its processes of care to safely attempt these procedures...