This list has been prepared by CHFG members. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or definitive reading list, rather it covers main books on key topics related to clinical human factors and patient safety that CHFG members have found useful, as well as some relevant journals.
Bognor, M. (2004) (Ed.) Misadventures in Healthcare. Inside Stories. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
Morath, J. & Turnbull, J. (2005) To Do No Harm. Ensuring Patient Safety in Health Care Organizations. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.
Rosenthal, M., Mulcahy, L. & Llyod-Bostock, S. (1999) (Eds.) Medical Mishaps. Buckingham: Open University Press.
Runciman, W., Merry, A., & Walton, M. (2007) Safety and Ethics in Healthcare. Aldershot: Ashgate.
Vincent, C. (2006) Patient Safety. London: Churchill Livingstone.
Walshe, K. & Boaden, R. (Eds.) (2006) Patient Safety. Research in Practice. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Bogner, M. (2008 ) (Ed.) Human Error in Medicine (2nd ed.) London: CRC Press.
Dekker, S. (2006) The Field Guide to Understanding Human Error. Aldershot: Ashgate.
Reason, J. (1990) Human Error. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Carayon, P. (2005) (Ed.) Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Patient Safety. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Kirwan, B. (1994) A Guide to Practical Human Reliability Assessment, London: CRC Press.
Salvendy, G. (Ed.) (2006) Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, (3rd Ed). Chichester: Wiley.
Shepherd, A. (2000) Hierarchical Task Analysis, London: CRC Press.
Stanton, N. et al (2005) Human Factors Methods. A Practical Guide. Aldershot: Ashgate.
Wilson , J. & Corlett, N. (2005) Evaluation of Human Work (3rd ed.) London: Taylor & Francis.
Wickens, C., Gordon, S. & Liu, Y. (2003) (2nd ed) Introduction to Human Factors Engineering. New York: Prentice Hall.
Flin, R., O’Connor, P. & Crichton, M. (2008) Safety at the Sharp End. A Guide to Non-Technical Skills. Aldershot: Ashgate.
Salas, E. et al (1997) (Eds.) Team Resource Management. Mahwah, NJ : Lawrenece Erlbaum.
West, M. (2003) Effective Teamwork. Oxford: Blackwell.
Wiener, E., Kanki, B. & Helmreich, R. (1990) Cockpit Resource Management. San Diego: Academic Press.
Gosbee, J. and Gosbee, L. (2010) Using Human Factors Engineering to Improve Patient Safety (2nd ed)
Glendon, I. et al (2006) Human Safety and Risk Management. (2nd ed) Sydney: CRC Press.
Perrow, C. (1999) Normal Accidents (2nd ed) Princeton: Basic Books.
Reason, J. (1997) Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents. Aldershot: Ashgate.
Toft, B. and Reynolds S. (2005) Learning from disasters a management approach, Palgrave Macmillan.
Flin, R. (1996) Sitting in the Hot Seat: Leaders and Teams for Critical Incident Management. Chichester: Wiley.
St Piere, M., Hofinger, G. & Buerscaper, C. (2007) Crisis Management in Acute Care Settings. Human Factors and Team Psychology in a High Stakes Environment. Berlin: Springer.
Accident Analysis and Prevention
Cognition, Technology and Work
Ergonomics in Design
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
Quality and Safety in Health Care
Journal on Quality and Patient Safety
Journal of Patient Safety
Work and Stress
Journal Special Issues on patient safety/human factors: Ergonomics, Volume 49 Issue 5 & 6 2006: Patient Safety
Quality and Safety in Healthcare December 2006 (Volume 15, Supplement 1): Safety by design – Human Factors (2006?)
Cognition, Technology and Work (in press)