Environmental Scan Report
The following represent sample search strategies used by AHRQ to identify published literature in Patient Safety Net (PSNet):
"medical errors"[MeSH Terms] OR "iatrogenic disease"[MAJR] OR "sentinel event*"[tw] OR "disclosure"[MeSH Terms] OR ("Safety"[MeSH] OR "Safety Management"[MeSH]) OR "Systems Theory"[All Fields] OR teamwork[All Fields] OR "crew resource management"[All Fields] OR "learning organization"[All Fields] OR "high reliability"[All Fields] OR HRO[All Fields] OR mindfulness[Text Word] OR "patient safety"[All Fields] OR "safety culture"[All Fields] OR "systems approach"[All Fields] OR "medical error*"[All Fields] OR "medical mistake*"[All Fields] OR "adverse event*"[All Fields] OR checklist
((medical error [mh] OR Diagnostic errors [mh] OR iatrogenic disease [mh] OR sentinel surveillance [mh] OR safety [mh] OR (adverse [ti] AND (drug* [ti] OR event* [ti])) OR (medication* [ti] AND (error* [ti] OR safety [ti])) OR iatrogenesis [ti] OR iatrogenic [ti] OR ((medical [ti] OR treatment [ti] OR care [ti]) AND (injury [ti] OR injuries [ti])) OR mishap* [ti] OR (root [ti] AND cause* [ti]) OR (failure* [ti] AND mode* [ti]) OR RCA* [ab] OR FMEA [ab]) OR (((hospital information systems [mh] OR decision support systems, clinical [mh] OR drug therapy, computer-assisted [mh] OR Clinical Pharmacy Information Systems [mh] OR Medical Records Systems, Computerized [mh] OR ((computerized [ti] OR computerised [ti] OR computer [ti] OR computer-based [ti]) AND (order* [ti] OR entry [ti]))) OR ((human [ti] AND factor* [ti]) OR ergonomic* [ti] OR human engineering [ti] OR Communication OR judgment [mh] OR Problem solving [mh] OR disclosure [ti] OR (incident* [ti] AND (report* [ti] OR critical [ti])) OR Work Schedule Tolerance [mh] OR Workload [mh] OR sleep [ti] OR fatigue [ti] OR teamwork [ab] OR disclosure [ti] OR accreditation [ti]) OR (Cross Infection [mh] OR Infection Control [mh] OR nosocomial [ti] OR hospital-acquired [ab] OR Drug Resistance, Microbial [mh] OR (Infection [ti] AND Control [ti]) OR handwashing OR (hand [ti] AND (hygiene [ti] OR disinfection [ti] OR wash [ti]))) OR (Accidental Falls [mh] OR (fall* [ti] AND (preventing [ab] OR prevention [ab] OR reducing [ab] OR reduction [ab] OR aged [mh] OR elderly OR geriatric)) OR Decubitus Ulcer [mh] OR ((pressure [ti] OR decubitus [ti]) AND ulcer* [ti]) OR decubiti [ti])) AND ((((Randomised [ti] OR Randomized [ti] OR Controlled [ti] OR intervention [ti] OR evaluation [ti] OR Comparative [ti] OR effectiveness [ti] OR Evaluation [ti] OR Feasibility [ti]) AND (trial [ti] OR Studies [ti] OR study [ti] OR Program [ti] OR Design [ti])) OR Clinical Trial [pt] OR Randomized Controlled Trial [pt] OR Epidemiologic Studies [mh] OR Evaluation Studies [mh] OR Comparative Study [mh] OR Feasibility Studies [mh] OR Intervention Studies [mh] OR Program Evaluation [mh] OR Epidemiologic Research Design [mh] OR systematic [sb])
This strategy served as a basis for the peer-reviewed literature searches and was tailored for the primary care setting.