Patient Safety First.
AORN, Inc., 2170 South Parker Rd, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80231-5711.
The Patient Safety First program is part of the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses' (AORN) broader patient safety initiative targeting the needs of perioperative registered nurses. It develops new guidelines related to patient safety issues (such as medication safety and correct site surgery) and helps health care professionals ensure that best practices are followed. The site hosts a near-miss reporting program and a section specifically for patients.
The normalization of deviance: what are the perioperative risks?
McNamara SA. AORN J. 2011;93:796-801.
Causes of near misses: perceptions of perioperative nurses.
Cohoon B. AORN J. 2011;93:551-565.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Quality of Anesthesia Care.
Neuman MD, Martinez EA, eds. Anesthesiol Clin. 2011;29:1-178.
Communication in the perioperative setting.
Cvetic E. AORN J. 2011;94:261-270.
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