Karen S Cosby

Summary

Affiliation: Cook County Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient safety: a curriculum for teaching patient safety in emergency medicine
    Karen S Cosby
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital Rush Medical School, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:69-78. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint A framework for classifying factors that contribute to error in the emergency department
    Karen S Cosby
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:815-23. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Profiles in patient safety: authority gradients in medical error
    Karen S Cosby
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County Rush Medical College, 1900 West Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1341-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patient care management problems identified in emergency department morbidity and mortality investigations during 15 years
    Karen S Cosby
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical School, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:251-61, 261.e1. 2008

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Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient safety: a curriculum for teaching patient safety in emergency medicine
    Karen S Cosby
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital Rush Medical School, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:69-78. 2003
    ..The Patient Safety Task Force of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) was charged with that mission. The curriculum presented here offers an approach to teaching patient safety in emergency medicine...
  2. ncbi request reprint A framework for classifying factors that contribute to error in the emergency department
    Karen S Cosby
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:815-23. 2003
    ..It incorporates ideas found in safety engineering, transportation safety, human factors engineering, and our own experience in an urban, public, teaching hospital ED...
  3. ncbi request reprint Profiles in patient safety: authority gradients in medical error
    Karen S Cosby
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The John H Stroger, Jr, Hospital of Cook County Rush Medical College, 1900 West Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 11:1341-5. 2004
    ..This article presents one case and a series of examples to detail how authority gradients can contribute to medical error, and describes methods used in other disciplines to avoid their potentially negative impact...
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patient care management problems identified in emergency department morbidity and mortality investigations during 15 years
    Karen S Cosby
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical School, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:251-61, 261.e1. 2008
    ..We describe cases referred for physician review because of concern about quality of patient care and identify factors that contributed to patient care management problems...