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Charl De Wet, MBChB

Professor, Anesthesiology and Surgery
Medical Director, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Areas

Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Anesthesiology

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco, California 2000
Fellowship: Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California 1999
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 1998
MBChB: Faculty of Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Never Events in UK General Practice: A Survey of the Views of General Practitioners on Their Frequency and Acceptability as a Safety Improvement Approach.
Stocks SJ, Alam R, Bowie P, Campbell S, de Wet C, Esmail A, Cheraghi-Sohi S
J Patient Saf. 2017 Apr 27; doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000380.

PMID:
    28452916
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Pregnant Woman in the Third Trimester Diagnosed With Acute Respiratory Failure and Severe Lower-Extremity Edema.
Helwani MA, Donnelly JE, Makan M, De Wet CJ
Chest. 2016 Oct; 150(4)e105-e107. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.03.066.

PMID:
    27719826
    [PubMed - in process]
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Implementation of the trigger review method in Scottish general practices: patient safety outcomes and potential for quality improvement.
de Wet C, Black C, Luty S, McKay J, O'Donnell CA, Bowie P
BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Apr; 26(4)335-342. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004093.

PMID:
    27029536
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The past, present and future of patient safety education and research in primary care.
Bowie P, McKay J, McNab D, de Wet C
Educ Prim Care. 2016 Jan; 27(1)3-9. doi: 10.1080/14739879.2015.1132672.

PMID:
    26862792
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The challenges and opportunities in medical education for digital 'natives' and 'immigrants' in Scotland and abroad.
de Wet C, Yelland M
Scott Med J. 2015 Nov; 60(4)152-4. doi: 10.1177/0036933015597177.

PMID:
    26329587
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Erratum to: Missed diagnostic opportunities and English general practice: a study to determine their incidence, confounding and contributing factors and potential impact on patients through retrospective review of electronic medical records.
Cheraghi-Sohi S, Singh H, Reeves D, Stocks J, Rebecca M, Esmail A, Campbell S, de Wet C
Implement Sci. 2015 Aug 29; 10124. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0314-1.

PMID:
    26319233
    [PubMed]
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Missed diagnostic opportunities and English general practice: a study to determine their incidence, confounding and contributing factors and potential impact on patients through retrospective review of electronic medical records.
Cheraghi-Sohi S, Singh H, Reeves D, Stocks J, Rebecca M, Esmail A, Campbell S, de Wet C
Implement Sci. 2015 Jul 29; 10105. doi: 10.1186/s13012-015-0296-z.

PMID:
    26220545
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quality improvement and person-centredness: a participatory mixed methods study to develop the 'always event' concept for primary care.
Bowie P, McNab D, Ferguson J, de Wet C, Smith G, MacLeod M, McKay J, White C
BMJ Open. 2015 Apr 28; 5(4)e006667. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006667.

PMID:
    25922095
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Participatory design of a preliminary safety checklist for general practice.
Bowie P, Ferguson J, MacLeod M, Kennedy S, de Wet C, McNab D, Kelly M, McKay J, Atkinson S
Br J Gen Pract. 2015 May; 65(634)e330-43. doi: 10.3399/bjgp15X684865.

PMID:
    25918338
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development and psychometric testing of an instrument to measure safety climate perceptions in community pharmacy.
Newham R, Bennie M, Maxwell D, Watson A, de Wet C, Bowie P
J Eval Clin Pract. 2014 Dec; 20(6)1144-52. doi: 10.1111/jep.12273.

PMID:
    25359630
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Patient safety and general practice: traversing the tightrope.
de Wet C, Bowie P
Br J Gen Pract. 2014 Apr; 64(621)164-5. doi: 10.3399/bjgp14X677716.

PMID:
    24686862
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Developing a preliminary 'never event' list for general practice using consensus-building methods.
de Wet C, O'Donnell C, Bowie P
Br J Gen Pract. 2014 Mar; 64(620)e159-67. doi: 10.3399/bjgp14X677536.

PMID:
    24567655
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Applying the Trigger Review Method after a brief educational intervention: potential for teaching and improving safety in GP specialty training?
McKay J, de Wet C, Kelly M, Bowie P
BMC Med Educ. 2013 Aug 30; 13117. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-13-117.

PMID:
    24000946
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of 18F-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the management of patients with carcinoma of unknown primary.
Deonarine P, Han S, Poon FW, de Wet C
Scott Med J. 2013 Aug; 58(3)154-62. doi: 10.1177/0036933013496958.

PMID:
    23960054
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Smoking in asthma is associated with elevated levels of corticosteroid resistant sputum cytokines-an exploratory study.
Spears M, McSharry C, Chaudhuri R, Weir CJ, de Wet C, Thomson NC
PLoS One. 2013; 8(8)e71460. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071460.

PMID:
    23951170
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Can we quantify harm in general practice records? An assessment of precision and power using computer simulation.
de Wet C, Johnson P, O'Donnell C, Bowie P
BMC Med Res Methodol. 2013 Mar 13; 1339. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-13-39.

PMID:
    23497099
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Training health care professionals in root cause analysis: a cross-sectional study of post-training experiences, benefits and attitudes.
Bowie P, Skinner J, de Wet C
BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Feb 7; 1350. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-50.

PMID:
    23391260
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Combining QOF data with the care bundle approach may provide a more meaningful measure of quality in general practice.
de Wet C, McKay J, Bowie P
BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Oct 8; 12351. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-351.

PMID:
    23043262
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Glad you brought it up: a patient-centred programme to reduce proton-pump inhibitor prescribing in general medical practice.
Murie J, Allen J, Simmonds R, de Wet C
Qual Prim Care. 2012; 20(2)141-8.

PMID:
    22824567
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Computed tomographic pulmonary angiography and pulmonary embolism: predictive value of a d-dimer assay.
Deonarine P, de Wet C, McGhee A
BMC Res Notes. 2012 Feb 17; 5104. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-104.

PMID:
    22340133
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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