COVID-19 AND PATIENT SAFETY

ARTICLES

COVID-19 and Patient Safety
Beyond the corrective action hierarchy: A systems approach to organizational change
COVID and hematology: special considerations regarding patient safety, gold standard therapies and safety for health care professionals
COVID-19 pandemic: resilient organisational response to a low-chance, high-impact event
COVID-19: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Skills to Deploy during the Surge
Fighting a common enemy: a catalyst to close intractable safety gaps
Hospital Experiences Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Results of a National Pulse Survey March 23–27, 2020
Learning Systems: Managing Uncertainty in the New Normal of Covid-19 
Op-Ed: Thank COVID for These Improvements in Care Delivery
Patient safety concerns in COVID-19–related events: a study of 343 event reports from 71 hospitals in Pennsylvania
Patient safety experiences and good practices implemented in Italy for coping with COVID-19 emergency
Patient Safety Recommendations for COVID-19 Epidemic Outbreak - Card View
Scientific literature on Coronaviruses, COVID-19 and its associated safety-related research dimensions: a scientometric analysis and scoping review

COVID-19 and Pediatric Patient Safety
Addressing the indirect effects of COVID-19 on the health of children and young people
Children in Lockdown: The Consequences of the Coronavirus Crisis for Children Living in Poverty
COVID-19 and Children: A call from paediatric leaders across Europe
COVID-19: Ways to Prepare Your Children's Hospital Now
Epidemiology, Spectrum, and Impact of COVID-19 on Children, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women
Growing A Safety Culture During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
Increased Risk for Family Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
Mitigating the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic Response on At-Risk Children
Protecting children from iatrogenic harm during COVID-19 pandemic
Resilience Engineering: What's Next in Quality and Safety 
Rise in the incidence of abusive head trauma during the COVID-19 pandemic 
Shoring up the safety net for children in the COVID-19 pandemic 
Well-being of Parents and Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Survey
WHO and UNICEF warn of a decline in vaccinations during COVID-19

COVID-19 and Ambulatory Care Safety
Focus on maximizing patient safety, minimizing liability risk when reopening your practice
Overcoming COVID-19: What can human factors and ergonomics offer? 

COVID-19 and Collateral Damage
Covidization of research: what are the risks? 
How Covid is making it tougher to tackle TB, AIDS, malaria and child health 
Mitigating the wider health effects of covid-19 pandemic response 
Potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria in low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study 
Preventing COVID-19 Collateral Damage

COVID-19 and Country Preparedness  
Covid-19 - Implications for the Health Care System 
Independent evaluation of global COVID-19 response announced

COVID-19 and Diagnostic Safety
Accuracy of emergency department clinical findings for diagnosis of coronavirus disease 2019 
COVID-19: to be or not to be; that is the diagnostic question
Extrapulmonary manifestations of COVID-19 
Prediction models for diagnosis and prognosis of covid-19: systematic review and critical appraisal
Reducing the Risk of Diagnostic Error in the COVID-19 Era 
Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or hospital outpatient settings has COVID-19 disease

COVID-19 and Emergency Care Safety
Children's emergency presentations during the COVID-19 pandemic 
Going to the COVID-19 Gemba: using observation and high reliability strategies to achieve safety in a time of crisis
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department visits and patient safety in the United States 
Trends in Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization after Institution of COVID-19 Mandatory Social Distancing

COVID-19 and Equity
Action against racism: the path to better child health outcomes 
Caring For Kids In The COVID-19 Era: Addressing Social Drivers And Paying For Health
The Care We Need: Driving Better Health Outcomes for People and Communities
Choices for the "New Normal" 
Covid's Color Line - Infectious Disease, Inequity, and Racial Justice
Covid-19 - Implications for the Health Care System 
COVID-19 And Racial/Ethnic Disparities In Health Risk, Employment, And Household Composition
COVID-19 Response Health Equity Strategy: Accelerating Progress Towards Reducing COVID-19 Disparities and Achieving Health Equity
Impact of Racism on Child and Adolescent Health
Pandemic within the pandemic: how do we address structural racism in the midst of #COVID19? - twitter thread by @erictopol 
Safety of health care for ethnic minority patients: a systematic review
UN Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020

COVID-19 and Evidence-based Care
COVID-19: an opportunity to reduce unnecessary healthcare
COVID-19 - A Reminder to Reason
Emerging pharmacological therapies for ARDS: COVID‑19 and beyond
Evidence Summary of Paediatric COVID-19 Literature
Evidence-based practices for acute respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome: A systematic review of reviews
Less is more, now more than ever
Pathophysiology, Transmission, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A Review
Using resources wisely in the COVID-19 pandemic: an international list of Choosing Wisely recommendations

COVID-19 and Health Worker Safety
Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety
Integrative total worker health framework for keeping workers safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic
Preserving Organizational Resilience, Patient Safety, and Staff Retention during COVID-19 Requires a Holistic Consideration of the Psychological Safety of Healthcare Workers
Promoting psychosocial well-being of health care staff during crisis
Psychological and mental impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on medical staff and general public - a systematic review and meta-analysis
Supporting the Emotional Well-being of Health Care Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Whistleblowing and patient safety during COVID-19

COVID-19 and Human Factors
Achieving sustainable change: Capturing lessons from COVID-19
COVID-19: Team and Human Factors to Improve Safety
Human Factors in the Design and Operation of Ventilators for Covid-19
Human factors and ergonomics at time of crises: the Italian experience coping with COVID-19

COVID-19 and Information Technology
Are we employing the most efficient learning tools to help today’s clinicians and organisations combat covid-19? 

COVID-19 and Long-Term Care 
COVID-19 and Safety of Older Adults 
Preventing and managing COVID-19 across long-term care services: Policy brief, 24 July 2020 
Reimagining Care for Older Adults: Next Steps in COVID-19 Response in Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes 
Unprecedented Solutions for Extraordinary Times: Helping Long-Term Care Settings Deal with the COVID-19 Pandemic 

COVID-19 and Medication Safety
Accelerating a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine 
COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker 
Drug treatments for covid-19: living systematic review and network meta-analysis 
FDA COVID-19 Resources for Health Professionals - Emergency Use Authorizations
I Was Wrong: We Can’t Skip Phase 3 Vaccine Trials 
NIH COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines 
NIH launches clinical trials network to test COVID-19 vaccines and other prevention tools 
"Solidarity" clinical trial for COVID-19 treatments

COVID-19 and Mortality
Challenges Estimating Total Lives Lost in COVID-19 Decisions: Consideration of Mortality Related to Unemployment, Social Isolation, and Depression
COVID-19 Mortality Risk Assessment: An International Multi-Center Study 
Estimation of Excess Deaths Associated With the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States, March to May 2020
Serology-informed estimates of SARS-CoV-2 infection fatality risk in Geneva, Switzerland 
Systematic review and meta-analysis of published research data on COVID-19 infection fatality rates
Tracking covid-19 excess deaths across countries
Understanding variation in reported covid-19 deaths with a novel Shewhart chart application

COVID-19 and Patient and Family-Centered Care
Benefits and Risks of Visitor Restrictions for Hospitalized Children During the COVID Pandemic 
Better Together: Re-Integration of Family Caregivers as Essential Partners in Care in a Time of COVID-19 
Family Presence Policies for Pediatric Inpatient Settings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Decontamination Interventions for the Reuse of Surgical Mask Personal Protective Equipment: A Systematic Review
Human factors issues of working in personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic
Live Scoping Review of N95 and Surgical Facemask Decontamination and Reuse: A Scoping Review Protocol 
Particle sizes of infectious aerosols: implications for infection control
Physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Universal Masking to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission - The Time Is Now

COVID-19 and Quality Improvement
COVID-19 Response National Quality Improvement Team Role and Contribution
QI Essentials: Shaping our future
QI Evidence Update - July 2020
Quality improvement into practice
Quality & Safety in the time of Coronavirus - Design Better, Learn Faster 

COVID-19 and School Reopening
2020-2021 Planning Guide for Schools - Health Considerations for Navigating COVID-19 
Association Between Statewide School Closure and COVID-19 Incidence and Mortality in the US 
CDC supplements guidance on reopening schools 
Child Care in the Time of COVID-19: A Period of Challenge and Opportunity 
Considerations for K-12 Schools: Readiness and Planning Tool 
COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entry 
COVID-19 and School Closures 
Guidance for full opening - schools 
Healthy Schools: Risk Reduction Strategies for Reopening Schools 
Johns Hopkins eSchool+ Initiative Analysis of School Reopening Plans 
New Guidelines Provide Roadmap for Safe Reopening of Schools 
Opening Schools Won't Be Easy, but Here's How to Do It Safely 
Pediatricians, Educators and Superintendents Urge a Safe Return to School This Fall 
Reopening America's Schools: A Public Health Approach 
Reopening Primary Schools during the Pandemic 
Risks of keeping schools closed far outweigh the benefits 
School closure, COVID‐19 and lunch programme: Unprecedented undernutrition crisis in low‐middle income countries
Supporting a Safe Return to School for Canada's Children and Youth

COVID-19 and Surge Capacity
Addressing the Surge of Patients During COVID-19 Pandemic 
Approach to Consolidating Pediatric Hospital Beds During the COVID-19 Surge
Caring for Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a PICU: Recommendations by Dual Trained Intensivists
Caring for Critically Ill Adults in PICUs Is Not "Child's Play"
Coordinating Hospital Care for Children to Increase Capacity for the Surge in COVID-19 Patients
Design for Implementation of a System-Level ICU Pandemic Surge Staffing Plan 
Ethics of Creating a Resource Allocation Strategy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
How Children's Hospital Beds Factor Into COVID-19 Bed Capacity for Adults
Managing ICU surge during the COVID-19 crisis: rapid guidelines
Rapid Implementation of an Adult Coronavirus Disease 2019 Unit in a Children's Hospital
Repurposing a Pediatric ICU for Adults 
Restructuring of a general surgery residency program in an epicenter of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic: lessons from New York City
Should Pediatric Patients Be Prioritized When Rationing Life-Saving Treatments During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Statewide Real-Time Tracking of Beds and Ventilators During Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Beyond 
Triage by Resource Allocation for INpatients (TRAIN): A Novel Disaster Triage Tool
Triage of Scarce Critical Care Resources in COVID-19 An Implementation Guide for Regional Allocation 
What can we do to improve care & experience for children and not break the workforce this winter? - twitter thread by @damian_roland

COVID-19 and Survivorship
Covid's Harrowing Complications 
Covid-19: What do we know about "long covid"? 
From 'brain fog' to heart damage, COVID-19’s lingering problems alarm scientists
Persistent Symptoms in Patients After Acute COVID-19
Survivorship after COVID-19 ICU stay
Trending Clinical Topic: Chronic COVID
Symptom Duration and Risk Factors for Delayed Return to Usual Health Among Outpatients with COVID-19 in a Multistate Health Care Systems Network - United States, March–June 2020 

WEBINARS

COVID-19 and Patient Safety
COVID-19 Quality and Safety video series
COVID-19 Update: Leveraging Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Skills
Ensuring Healthcare Safety Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic
Human Factors Systems Approach and the COVID-19 Healthcare Crisis
Masterclass on the role of healthcare quality and patient safety by Dr. Peter Lachman
Patient safety implications during the COVID-19 pandemic
Promoting patient safety at time of COVID-19
Safety and Reliability During the COVID-19 Crisis with Dr Tejal Gandhi

COVID-19 and Pediatric Patient Safety
COVID-19 in Critically Ill Children - Primum Non Nocere: Avoiding Iatrogenic Harm in Children during the Pandemic
COVID-19: Experiences from Seattle Children's Hospital 
IPA-UNICEF-WHO Webinar on Do No Harm: Perinatal, Newborn and Child Health during COVID-19 
NACCHO Pediatric Surge Capacity in Disasters 
WHO - Adolescent health and well-being in times of COVID-19 Live series event 1: School reopening

RESOURCE PAGES

COVID-19 and Patient Safety
AGENAS - Call for good practice - Focus Emergenza Covid - 19
AHRQ - COVID-19 Resources
AHRQ Patient Safety Network (PSNet) - Topics - COVID-19
APSF - COVID-19 Anesthesia Resource Center
ASPR TRACIE - Novel Coronavirus Resources
CDC - Information for Healthcare Professionals about COVID-19
CEC - Safety Fundamentals to support teams during COVID-19
IHI - COVID-19 Guidance and Resources
ISQua - COVID-19 Information and Resources
Johns Hopkins - Coronavirus Resource Center
NAM - COVID-19 Responses & Resources
National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce
NIH - COVID-19
Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) - COVID-19 Resources for Clinicians
Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) - COVID-19 Resources for Hospitals
PreventEpidemics.org - COVID-19 Resource Library
UN - COVID-19 Response
WHO - COVID-19 - Country & Technical Guidance
WHO - Patient Safety - World Patient Safety Day
WHO - World Patient Safety Day - Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety

COVID-19 and Pediatric Patient Safety
AAP - COVID-19: Overview & Evaluation - Pediatric Collection 
AAP - Critical Updates on COVID-19
CHA - COVID-19 Resources for Pediatric Educators
CHA - COVID-19 Resource and Updates
Children's Hospitals' Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) - Hospital Resources 
Coronavirus in Kids (COVKID) Tracking and Education Project
DFTB - COVID Resources
EAP - COVID-19 - National and International Guidelines
EMSC - COVID-19
EMSC - COVID-19 - Hospital Pediatric Preparedness
EMSC - National Pediatric Readiness Project - Readiness Toolkit 
EMSC - Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Quality Collaborative (PDPQC)
EMSC - Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Toolkit 
ESPNIC - COVID-19 Outbreak - Recommendations
Healthy Newborn Network (HNN) - COVID-19 Interim Guidance 
Melbourne Children's - COVID-19 kids research evidence update
National Pediatric Disaster Coalition (NPDC) - Resources
OPENPediatrics - COVID-19
PIPSQC - COVID-19 and Children
Pediatric Overflow Planning Contingency Response Network (POPCoRN) - Health System Operations
PMNCH compendium of COVID-19 related partner resources on women's, children's and adolescents' health
RCPCH - COVID-19
UNICEF - COVID-19 resources for policymakers and front-line workers 
UNICEF - Data - COVID-19 and Children
WFPICCS - COVID-19 Resources