Christopher P Landrigan
Affiliation: Harvard University
- The safety of inpatient pediatrics: preventing medical errors and injuries among hospitalized childrenChristopher P Landrigan
Inpatient Pediatrics Service, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 52:979-93, vii. 2005..The article also discusses strategies proven effective in reducing medical errors and some of the barriers to implementing these strategies that must be overcome...
- Pediatric hospitalists: a systematic review of the literatureChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 117:1736-44. 2006..Systematic reviews have demonstrated consistently decreased length of stay and costs in internal medicine hospitalist systems. Systematic reviews of pediatric hospitalist systems have not been conducted...
- Effects of the accreditation council for graduate medical education duty hour limits on sleep, work hours, and safetyChristopher P Landrigan
Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 122:250-8. 2008..Our goal was to determine whether work hours, sleep, and safety changed after implementation of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education standards...
- Effect of reducing interns' work hours on serious medical errors in intensive care unitsChristopher P Landrigan
Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 351:1838-48. 2004..Although sleep deprivation has been shown to impair neurobehavioral performance, few studies have measured its effects on medical errors...
- Effects of health care provider work hours and sleep deprivation on safety and performanceSteven W Lockley
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:7-18. 2007..They also report making 300% more fatigue-related medical errors that lead to a patient's death...
- The Critical Care Safety Study: The incidence and nature of adverse events and serious medical errors in intensive careJeffrey M Rothschild
Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Crit Care Med 33:1694-700. 2005..We sought to study the incidence and nature of adverse events and serious errors in the critical care setting...
- Effective implementation of work-hour limits and systemic improvementsChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:19-29. 2007..Sleep deprivation, ubiquitous among nurses and physicians, recently has been shown to greatly increase rates of serious medical errors and occupational injuries among health care workers in the United States...
- Variation in pediatric hospitalists' use of proven and unproven therapies: a study from the Pediatric Research in Inpatient Settings (PRIS) networkChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Hosp Med 3:292-8. 2008..While care in pediatric hospitalist systems has been demonstrated to be efficient, neither the quality of care nor determinants of variation in pediatric hospitalist systems are well understood...
- Pediatric residents' perspectives on reducing work hours and lengthening residency: a national surveyMary Beth Gordon
aDivision of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatrics 130:99-107. 2012..Program directors tend to oppose further restrictions; however, residents' views are unclear. We sought to determine whether residents support these proposals, and if so why...
- Rates of medical errors and preventable adverse events among hospitalized children following implementation of a resident handoff bundleAmy J Starmer
Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts2Doernbecher Children s Hospital, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland
JAMA 310:2262-70. 2013..Handoff miscommunications are a leading cause of medical errors. Studies comprehensively assessing handoff improvement programs are lacking...
- Recovery from medical errors: the critical care nursing safety netJeffrey M Rothschild
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:63-72. 2006..Patient surveillance and preventing errors from harming patients represent essential nursing responsibilities but have received relatively little study...
- Does simulator-based clinical performance correlate with actual hospital behavior? The effect of extended work hours on patient care provided by medical internsJames A Gordon
Gilbert Program in Medical Simulation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Acad Med 85:1583-8. 2010..This study explored whether the effects of extended work hours on clinical performance, as reported in prior hospital-based studies, could be observed in a simulator-based testing environment...
- Sleep disorders, health, and safety in police officersShantha M W Rajaratnam
Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 306:2567-78. 2011..Sleep disorders often remain undiagnosed. Untreated sleep disorders among police officers may adversely affect their health and safety and pose a risk to the public...
- Impact of a health maintenance organization hospitalist system in academic pediatricsChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Pediatrics 110:720-8. 2002..We wanted to determine whether a health maintenance organization's (HMO's) implementation of a pediatric hospitalist system affected LOS, costs, mortality, readmission rate, follow-up rate, and parents' ratings of care...
- Rates of medication errors among depressed and burnt out residents: prospective cohort studyAmy M Fahrenkopf
Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
BMJ 336:488-91. 2008..To determine the prevalence of depression and burnout among residents in paediatrics and to establish if a relation exists between these disorders and medication errors...
- Risks of complications by attending physicians after performing nighttime proceduresJeffrey M Rothschild
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
JAMA 302:1565-72. 2009..Few data exist on the relationships between experienced physicians' work hours and sleep, and patient safety...
- Variations in management of common inpatient pediatric illnesses: hospitalists and community pediatriciansPatrick H Conway
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 118:441-7. 2006....
- Effects of a night-team system on resident sleep and work hoursKao Ping Chua
Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 128:1142-7. 2011..Of note, resident staffing at night decreased under this system. The objective of this study was to assess the effects of this system on resident sleep and work hours...
- Interns' compliance with accreditation council for graduate medical education work-hour limitsChristopher P Landrigan
Harvard Work Hours, Health and Safety Group, Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
JAMA 296:1063-70. 2006..The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) introduced duty-hour standards in 2003 to reduce work hours...
- When policy meets physiology: the challenge of reducing resident work hoursSteven W Lockley
Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Clin Orthop Relat Res 449:116-27. 2006..An evidence-based approach is needed to minimize the well-documented risk that current work hour practices confer on resident health and patient safety while optimizing education and continuity of care...
- Preventable adverse events in infants hospitalized with bronchiolitisSarah C McBride
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 116:603-8. 2005..To determine the incidence of preventable adverse events (AEs) and near misses (NMs) among infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis at a pediatric tertiary care hospital and the impact of these errors on hospital length of stay (LOS)...
- The effect of physician sleep deprivation on patient safety in perinatal-neonatal medicineAkindele Majekodunmi
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Am J Perinatol 29:43-8. 2012..This review will discuss what is known about how provider sleep deprivation may impact perinatal and neonatal medicine and will discuss ongoing research questions that must be addressed to guide future improvement efforts...
- Unit-based care teams and the frequency and quality of physician-nurse communicationsMary Beth Gordon
Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:424-8. 2011....
- Neurobehavioral, health, and safety consequences associated with shift work in safety-sensitive professionsLaura K Barger
Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 9:155-64. 2009..Comprehensive fatigue management programs that include education, screening for common sleep disorders, and appropriate interventions need to be developed to minimize these negative consequences associated with shift work...
- Surgeon fatigue: a prospective analysis of the incidence, risk, and intervals of predicted fatigue-related impairment in residentsFrank McCormick
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02494, USA
Arch Surg 147:430-5. 2012..A novel approach to identify at-risk periods among orthopedic surgical residents may direct fatigue risk mitigation and facilitate targeted interventions...
- Effects of reducing or eliminating resident work shifts over 16 hours: a systematic reviewAdam C Levine
Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Sleep 33:1043-53. 2010..The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has called for the elimination of resident work shifts exceeding 16 hours without sleep. We sought to comprehensively evaluate the effects of eliminating or reducing shifts over 16 hours...
- The impact of climate change on child healthSupinda Bunyavanich
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
Ambul Pediatr 3:44-52. 2003....
- Answering questions on call: pediatric resident physicians' use of handoffs and other resourcesMaireade E McSweeney
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Hosp Med 8:328-33. 2013..Little is known in the literature about the types of questions being asked of on-call housestaff and the resources used to provide answers...
- Temporal trends in rates of patient harm resulting from medical careChristopher P Landrigan
Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 363:2124-34. 2010..In the 10 years since publication of the Institute of Medicine's report To Err Is Human, extensive efforts have been undertaken to improve patient safety. The success of these efforts remains unclear...
- Prioritizing strategies for preventing medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatientsElizabeth B Fortescue
Department of Medicine, Quality Improvement, and Risk Management, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pediatrics 111:722-9. 2003..The objective of this study was to classify the major types of medication errors in pediatric inpatients and to determine which strategies might most effectively prevent them...
- Effect of reducing interns' weekly work hours on sleep and attentional failuresSteven W Lockley
Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 351:1829-37. 2004....
- Effect of a pediatric hospitalist system on housestaff education and experienceChristopher P Landrigan
Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Main 10E, Room 1032 2, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:877-83. 2002..To determine the effect of a pediatric hospitalist system on housestaff education and experience...
- Building physician work hour regulations from first principles and best evidenceKevin G Volpp
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Veterans Administration Hospital, and Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
JAMA 300:1197-9. 2008
- Complications in infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis or respiratory syncytial virus pneumoniaDouglas F Willson
PICU and the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, University of Virginia Children s Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
J Pediatr 143:S142-9. 2003..To characterize complications among infants hospitalized for bronchiolitis or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)...
- Sliding down the Bell curve: effects of 24-hour work shifts on physicians' cognition and performanceChristopher P Landrigan
Sleep 28:1351-3. 2005
- Impact of a hospitalist system on length of stay and cost for children with common conditionsRajendu Srivastava
Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 100 N Medical Dr, Primary Children s Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84113, USA
Pediatrics 120:267-74. 2007..This study examined mechanisms of efficiency in a managed care hospitalist system on length of stay and total costs for common pediatric conditions...
- A shift for the betterCraig M Lilly
Chest 128:3787-8. 2005
- Effect of computer order entry on prevention of serious medication errors in hospitalized childrenKathleen E Walsh
Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
Pediatrics 121:e421-7. 2008..Our objective was to evaluate comprehensively the effect of computerized physician order entry on the rate of inpatient pediatric medication errors...
- Senior resident autonomy in a pediatric hospitalist systemChristopher P Landrigan
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:206-7. 2003
- Pediatric hospitalists: report of a leadership conferencePatricia S Lye
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Research Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
Pediatrics 117:1122-30. 2006..To summarize a meeting of academic pediatric hospitalists and to describe the current state of the field...
- Medication errors related to computerized order entry for childrenKathleen E Walsh
Department of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, 55 North Lake St, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Pediatrics 118:1872-9. 2006..The objective of this study was to determine the frequency and types of pediatric medication errors attributable to design features of a computerized order entry system...
- Effect of intern's consecutive work hours on safety, medical education and professionalismChristopher P Landrigan
Crit Care 9:528-30; author reply 528-30. 2005
- Assessing procedural skills training in pediatric residency programsMichael G Gaies
Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, C S Mott Children s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0204, USA
Pediatrics 120:715-22. 2007..The objective of this study was to assess the opinions of pediatric program directors regarding procedural skills training of pediatric residents...