Deirdre K Thornlow

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Managing to improve quality: the relationship between accreditation standards, safety practices, and patient outcomes
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:262-72. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Cascade iatrogenesis: factors leading to the development of adverse events in hospitalized older adults
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University School of Nursing, 307 Trent Dr, Durham, NC 27710, United States
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1528-35. 2009
  3. doi request reprint A necessary sea change for nurse faculty development: spotlight on quality and safety
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    J Prof Nurs 26:71-81. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased risk for patient safety incidents in hospitalized older adults
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 18:287-91. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Can we make postoperative patient handovers safer? A systematic review of the literature
    Noa Segall
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:102-15. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing patient safety research in rural health care settings
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 26:195-218. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between hospital characteristics and rates of preventable complications and adverse events
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    University of Virginia, School of Nursing, Charlottesville, VA 22309, USA
    Med Care 44:265-9. 2006

Collaborators

  • Ruth Anderson
  • Noa Segall
  • Dawn Rogers
  • Melanie C Wright
  • Jonathan B Mark
  • Sally Kellum
  • James Emery
  • Atilio Barbeito
  • Alberto S Bonifacio
  • Rebecca A Schroeder

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Managing to improve quality: the relationship between accreditation standards, safety practices, and patient outcomes
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 34:262-72. 2009
    ..Little evidence exists, however, that patient safety practices, as evaluated using accreditation criteria, are related to the achievement of patient safety outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Cascade iatrogenesis: factors leading to the development of adverse events in hospitalized older adults
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University School of Nursing, 307 Trent Dr, Durham, NC 27710, United States
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1528-35. 2009
    ..We believe that this model will help guide research in this area and enable clinicians to identify systemic failures and develop targeted interventions to prevent their occurrence...
  3. doi request reprint A necessary sea change for nurse faculty development: spotlight on quality and safety
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    J Prof Nurs 26:71-81. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased risk for patient safety incidents in hospitalized older adults
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 18:287-91. 2009
    ..In this article, rates of patient safety incidents for hospitalized older adults are described and adverse events for which older adults might be at particular risk are identified...
  5. doi request reprint Can we make postoperative patient handovers safer? A systematic review of the literature
    Noa Segall
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:102-15. 2012
    ..An association between poor-quality handovers and adverse events was also demonstrated. More innovative research is needed to define optimal patient handovers and to determine the effect of handover quality on patient outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing patient safety research in rural health care settings
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 26:195-218. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between hospital characteristics and rates of preventable complications and adverse events
    Deirdre K Thornlow
    University of Virginia, School of Nursing, Charlottesville, VA 22309, USA
    Med Care 44:265-9. 2006
    ....