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AHRQ’s Patient Safety Network (PSNet) features a collection of the latest news and resources on patient safety, innovations and toolkits, opportunities for free CME and trainings. The platform provides powerful searching and browsing capability, as well as the ability for users to customize the site around their interests ( ).Browse the Collection Learn More About Patient Safety Browse by Clinical Areas
February 21, 2024 Weekly Issue
PSNet highlights the latest patient safety literature, news, and expert commentary, including Weekly Updates, WebM&M, and Perspectives on Safety.
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WebM&M Case Studies & Spotlight Cases
WebM&M (Morbidity & Mortality Rounds on the Web) features expert analysis of medical errors reported anonymously by our readers. Spotlight Cases include interactive learning modules available for CME. Commentaries are written by patient safety experts and published monthly. Contribute by Submitting a Case anonymously.
A woman presented to the emergency department (ED) for evaluation of a laceration to the palmer aspect of her left thumb. The treating clinician... Read More
A patient presented for open reduction and internal fixation of a fractured radius under an ultrasound-guided... Read More
A 2-month-old boy was brought to the pediatric emergency department (PED) with a non-specific clinical picture of decreased responsiveness... Read More
A 9-year-old girl with cerebral palsy and epilepsy presented to the emergency department (ED) for increasing frequency of... Read More
Latest PSNet Libraries
This curated library highlights concepts associated with the patient as a partner for safety at the team ... Read More