Patient Safety in the OR.
Denver, CO: Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses.
This free, online course provides information to practitioners about medical errors and adverse events in perioperative settings.
A clinician's guide to surgical fires: how they occur, how to prevent them, how to put them out.
ECRI. Health Devices. 2003;32:5-24. NGC:002914.
Operating room teamwork among physicians and nurses: teamwork in the eye of the beholder.
Makary MA, Sexton JB, Freischlag JA, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2006;202:746-752.
The day Joy died.
Brandeland GP. Med Econ. 2006 Oct 20;83:50, 52-53.
Practice advisory for the prevention and management of operating room fires.
Caplan RA, Barker SJ, Connis RT, et al; for American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Operating Room Fires. Anesthesiology. 2008;108:786-801.
View all related resources...
Find Related Resources by...
Setting of Care
Health Care Providers
Approach to Improving Safety
United States of America
Produced for the
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
team of editors
University of California, San Francisco
with guidance from a prominent
. The AHRQ PSNet site was designed and implemented by Silverchair.
Contact AHRQ PSNet
Terms & Conditions
Freedom of Information Act
The White House
USA.gov: U.S. Government Official Web Portal
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality • 540 Gaither Road Rockville, MD 20850 • Telephone: (301) 427-1364