By Sean Power
Discussion about safety checklist efficacy needs to review the fundamental principles of checklist uses, according to Dr. Robyn Clay-Williams, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Sydney, and Dr. Lacey Colligan, Division of Quality and Value, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA, in a BMJ Quality & Safety Viewpoint.
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The top 5 health and safety posts for 2015 on the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) blog demonstrate risk management concerns for monitoring patients to prevent respiratory depression, preventing blood clots, and the need to manage device alarms.
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