New recommendations aim to improve patient safety by establishing infection control practices specific to OR anesthesia care.
Researchers recently measured physician knowledge about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and found that doctors lack specific understanding of the issues and barriers patients encounter. Because of these knowledge gaps, physicians may fail to comply with the ADA and contribute to persisting inequities in care.
Drug diversion creates threats to patient safety, puts employee health and safety at risk and potentially damages the organization’s reputation and financial well-being.
The FDA updates physicians about adverse events associated with surgical staplers and implantable surgical staples and provides recommendations for improving patient safety.