Patient Safety

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Safety Starts at the Top

Leadership is the first key to prevention.

Posted 04/06/17 | Bill Donahue, Senior Editor | Post a comment

6 Lessons Our (Near Miss) Medication Error Taught Us

Injecting a patient with local anesthetic instead of contrast dye was a blessing in disguise.

Posted 04/06/17 | Catherine Dutton, MSN, RN, CNOR; Diane Betti, MSN, RN, CNOR, CSPDT, ST | Post a comment

Safe Patient Positioning: A Photo Essay

A pictorial depicting proper techniques to ensure surgical access and patient safety.

Posted 04/06/17 | Emily Schaub, RN, BSN | Post a comment

Create a Culture of Safety

You know you have one when every member of the surgical team feels comfortable speaking up whenever she sees a potentially unsafe situation.

Posted 03/15/17 | Bill Donahue, Senior Editor | 2 comments

Make Sure Nothing's Left Behind in a Patient

Define the roles and responsibilities each team member has in the counting process.

Posted 03/15/17 | Mary C. Fearon, MSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Optimize Your MH Response

Closing gaps in your malignant hyperthermia drills now could be a lifesaver later.

Posted 03/15/17 | Rachel Miller Abanilla, BSN, RN, CNOR | 1 comment

Prevent Pressure Ulcers

14 strategies to protect your patients from skin lesions caused by friction and unrelieved pressure.

Posted 03/15/17 | Diane Stopyra | Post a comment

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