Linda Searle Leach
Affiliation: University of California
- Surgical teams: role perspectives and role dynamics in the operating roomLinda Searle Leach
School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Health Serv Manage Res 24:81-90. 2011..As the surgery unfolds, the surgeon's behaviours and interpersonal relations modify this environment and ultimately influence the degree of team work, team satisfaction and team performance...
- Rapid response teams: qualitative analysis of their effectivenessLinda Searle Leach
School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6917, USA
Am J Crit Care 22:198-210. 2013..Although research has focused primarily on outcomes, studies of the actual team effectiveness within the teams from multiple perspectives have been limited...
- Improving patient safety to reduce preventable deaths: the case of a California safety net hospitalLinda Searle Leach
UCLA School of Nursing UCLA HealthSystem Patient Safety Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Healthc Qual 34:64-76. 2012..Using quality data from 2005 to 2010, findings from this patient safety innovation address RRT utilization, frequency of non-ICU code arrests, hospital mortality, and post-arrest survival outcomes...
- Assessing the performance of surgical teamsLinda Searle Leach
University of California Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 34:29-41. 2009..More information is needed about the challenges to effective team functioning in the operating room, the influence of working conditions, and the environmental context on surgical team performance...
- How RNs rescue patients: a qualitative study of RNs' perceived involvement in rapid response teamsLinda Searle Leach
UCLA School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095 6917, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 19:e13. 2010..Our aims were to investigate how RNs rescue patients in hospitals where RRTs are in place...
- Development of a tool to assess risk for falls in women in hospital obstetric unitsLinh Heafner
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA, USA
Nurs Womens Health 17:98-107. 2013..The Obstetric Fall Risk Assessment System™ is intended to improve safety among hospitalized women on obstetric units, using an assessment tool and scoring system to determine fall risk...