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ACOG Committee Opinion No. 447: patient safety in obstetrics and gynecology.

ACOG Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement; American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

In this piece, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists emphasizes principles and objectives for patient safety in obstetrics and gynecology practices. The guidelines include encouraging a safety culture, reducing surgical errors, improving communication with patients and providers, and prioritizing safety.