The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
Pellegrini JE, Toledo P, Soper DE, et al. Obstet Gynecol. 2017;129:50-61.
… gynecology … Obstet Gynecol … Surgical site infections are a common complication, and they can have serious consequences. This consensus statement provides a set of recommendations to prevent surgical site infections … that components of the bundle are applicable across a variety of surgical settings. …
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a preventable condition that can contribute to maternal harm. This expert commentary introduces a four-part strategy that focuses on standardization to help recognize and respond to VTE. The authors discuss the importance of reporting mechanisms to help health care organizations learn from events.