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Special or Theme Issue
Azar FM, ed. Orthop Clin North Am. 2018;49:A1-A8,389-552.
Quality and value have intersecting influence on the safety of health care. Articles in this special issue explore key principles of safe orthopedic care for both adult and pediatric patients. Topics covered include leadership's role in implementing sustainable improvement, postsurgery patient education as a safety tactic, and the impact of surgical volume on safe, high-quality care.
Cases & Commentaries
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Kevin C. Huoh, MD; Kristina W. Rosbe, MD; June 2011
A healthy child underwent tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Extubated after an uneventful surgery, within an hour the child became hypoxic and unable to breathe spontaneously, requiring reintubation.
Journal Article > Commentary
Skarsgard ED. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2009;18:122-124.
This case study addresses the complexities of disclosing adverse events affecting children. The article provides a framework of potential steps for health care professionals to take after a medical error occurs.