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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
November 29, 2023 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 67-year-old man with well-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus underwent elective cardiac... Read More
A 38-year-old woman with class 3 obesity required removed of a gastric balloon under general anesthesia.... Read More
This case describes a 55-year-old woman who sustained critical injuries after a motor vehicle crash and had a lengthy... Read More
Latest PSNet Libraries
This curated library highlights concepts associated with the patient as a partner for safety at the team ... Read More
The implementation of effective patient safety initiatives is challenging due to the ... Read More