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Results pending at discharge often stay in limbo

We have to decide what we need to know before sending a patient home,” Dr. ... Dr. Bell, who holds a chair in patient safety and continuity of care funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, has
December 2009

New recommendations on insulin pump use

The statement's section on patient safety issues has also been updated. ... The statement also provides data on comparisons of different pumps, safety issues, and cost-effectiveness.
June 2014

Watchful eyes make for clean hands

and reminded them that this is important for patient safety.” Concurrently, the hospital launched a mass installation of alcohol-based hand sanitizer dispensers, which are now available both inside and outside ... Chan. GBMC has joined the Maryland
February 2010

Wait—don't throw that out!

One of the biggest sources of resistance to the idea of reprocessing SUDs is patient safety concerns, experts agreed. ... Next, move on to surgical and cardiovascular items;. Select a reprocessor you trust—one that puts patient safety first and
December 2008

Doctor, don't be a hero: Getting VAP to zero takes teamwork

Holly, RN, critical care clinical nurse specialist, rounded on each patient every day to assess VAP initiative compliance. ... Start small. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement recommends beginning with one nurse, one doctor and one patient.
September 2007

VTE update covers new drugs, recommendations

VTE prophylaxis has already made The Joint Commission's list of Patient Safety Goals, which call for anticoagulation to be managed by protocol. ... This reduction in potency requires no changes if a patient is being injected subcutaneously.
July 2010

To err is human … to not plan for it is trouble

hospitals, according to a 1999 Institute of Medicine (IOM) report. “Even if a hospital has great preventive policies and teamwork, a fatal medical error can still occur,” said patient safety expert ... This person will conduct confidential interviews
December 2008

Fewer catheters…fewer infections

Keystone Center for Patient Safety & Quality. ... If a patient had a catheter, the patient's nurse was asked if it was needed.
May 2010

Disclosing errors the right way

And the institution should build systematic patient safety analysis and improvement into its risk management plan, he said. ... If a clinician or a patient wants help or fears negligence has occurred in a claim, she or he can file with the state's
June 2014

Noninvasive ventilation may benefit as first-line therapy in COPD

However, they cautioned that certain factors may affect patient safety, including degree of illness, availability of trained staff for implementation and monitoring, adequate staff-to-patient ratios, and understanding of different
July 2017

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