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Journal Article > Commentary
Executive summary of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Presidential Task Force on Patient Safety in the Office Setting: reinvigorating safety in office-based gynecologic surgery.
Erickson TB, Kirkpatrick DH, DeFrancesco MS, Lawrence HC III. Obstet Gynecol. 2010;115:147-151.
This piece reports findings from a panel convened to pinpoint patient safety concerns, provide guidance, and develop strategies to ensure safety for gynecologic surgery procedures performed in the outpatient setting.
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Clarence H. Braddock III, MD, MPH; November 2008
A woman with diabetes is admitted to a teaching hospital in July. An intern, who received training at a hospital where only paper orders were used, mistakenly chose the wrong form for the insulin order. As a result, the insulin dose was not adjusted for the patient's NPO (nothing by mouth) status, and she became unresponsive.