The APSF Committee on Technology. APSF Newsletter. 2022;37(1):7–8.
Variation across standards and processes can result in misunderstandings that disrupt care safety. This guidance applied expert consensus to examine existing anesthesia monitoring standards worldwide. Recommendations are provided for organizations and providers to guide anesthesia practice in a variety of environments to address patient safety issues including accidental patient awareness during surgery.
This statement briefly lists the American College of Surgeons' guidelines for preventing retention of sponges, sharps, instruments, and other items after surgery. The statement was revised in October 2016.
Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. 2006;22:329-30.
This consensus document represents the work of a task force convened to identify essential competencies that should be covered by undergraduate nursing programs to provide an effective foundation in quality and safety.
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