Archive Patient Safety Guide 2010

When A Flawed Time Out Gave Us Pause
We quickly revamped our pre-op protocols after nearly committing a wrong-block error.

Can You Spot These 10 Drug Errors?
By closely examining these photos, you'll learn how to prevent medication hazards in your facility.

My Brush With Malignant Hyperthermia
The patient survived because we were prepared to react quickly and proficiently when the crisis struck.

Leave Nothing Behind
These 9 precautions prevent retained objects after surgery.

We Won't Get Burned Again
When one of our patients suffered a third-degree burn during electrosurgery, we all hurt and vowed it would never happen again.

9 Ways to Protect Patients
From Pressure InjuriesLessons learned from facilities that have strivedto make pressure ulcers a truly "never" event.

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