- Disruptive behavior in obstetrics: a hidden threat to patient safetyLarry L Veltman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:587.e1-4; discussion 587.e4-5. 2007..This study was to determine the frequency of disruptive behavior on labor and delivery units, its effect on work performance, and its contribution to adverse outcomes...
- Getting to havarti: moving toward patient safety in obstetricsLarry L Veltman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Obstet Gynecol 110:1146-50. 2007..Acceptance by the obstetric medical staff is critical to the implementation of these patient safety elements...
- P.U.R.E. (purposeful, unambiguous, respectful, and effective) Conversations and electronic fetal monitoring: gaining consensus and collaborationLarry Veltman
Department of Perinatal Medicine, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, OR 97202, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:440.e1-4. 2010..When the new electronic monitoring nomenclature is combined with an effective communication tool, one could expect to see a reduction in communication failures that could lead to adverse perinatal outcomes...
- The OB hospitalist and the risk manager: ready for prime timeLarry Veltman
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, USA
J Healthc Risk Manag 31:19-22. 2011..4) According to the web site www.obgynhospitalist.com, there are at least 115 hospitals in the country that utilize a laborist or OB hospitalist model of care.(5)...
- Standardizing criteria for scheduling elective labor inductionsLaurel Durham
Providence Health and Services Women and Children s Program, Portland, OR, USA
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 33:159-65. 2008..The nurses' participation, from planning to implementation, was critical in the success of this evidence-based practice change...