Patient Safety Climate Among Orthopaedic Surgery Residents
- 'Patient safety must be a reflex'. // Fairfield County Business Journal;7/23/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 30, p4
An excerpt from the testimony of Jean Rexford, the executive director of Connecticut Center for Patient Safety to the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging is presented.
- Challenging the knowledge base and skillset for providing surgical consent by orthopedic and plastic surgeons in the Netherlands: an identified area of improvement in patient safety. Leclercq, Wouter K. G.; Sloot, Sarah; Keulers, Bram J.; Houterman, Saskia; Legemaate, Johan; Veerman, Margot; Thomas, Leslie; Scheltinga, Marc R. // Patient Safety in Surgery;10/22/2016, Vol. 10, p1
Background: Successfully completing a surgical informed consent process is an important element of the preoperative consult. A previous study of Dutch general surgeons demonstrated that the implementation of SIC did not meet acceptable standards. However, the quality of the SIC process in the...
- Patient safety in orthopedic surgery: prioritizing key areas of iatrogenic harm through an analysis of 48,095 incidents reported to a national database of errors. Panesar, Sukhmeet S.; Carson-Stevens, Andrew; Salvilla, Sarah A.; Patel, Bhavesh; Mirza, Saqeb B.; Mann, Bhupinder // Drug, Healthcare & Patient Safety;2013, Vol. 5, p57
Background: With scientific and technological advances, the practice of orthopedic surgery has transformed the lives of millions worldwide. Such successes however have a downside; not only is the provision of comprehensive orthopedic care becoming a fiscal challenge to policy-makers and funders,...
- 2012 National Patient Safety Goals Announced. Zemaitis, Paul // AAOS Now;May2012, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p20
The article offers information on the National Patient Safety Goals introduced by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Patient Safety Committee in 2012. It says that orthopaedic team should use two patient identifiers such as name and date of birth. It states that orthopaedic...
- Patient Safety Is Our Job #1. Tongue, John R. // AAOS Now;Aug2012, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p4
The article offers information on the importance of patient safety. The mentions that putting the dictum of Hippocrates to do no harm to patients is difficult to put into practice. He mentions that orthopaedic surgery has benefited the most of the new medical innovations and scientific knowledge...
- Simulation Training in Orthopaedic Surgical Education. Leahy, Maureen // AAOS Now;Aug2012, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p16
An interview with author of the periodical "AAOS Now" Dr. Kivanc I. Atesok is presented. When asked about the transition of orthopaedic surgical techniques, he replied that it evolved rapidly but on-the-job learning opportunities decreased due to patient safety emphasis. He stated that...
- Pneumatic tourniquet safety: a literature review. Cross, Kylie // ACORN: The Journal of Perioperative Nursing in Australia;Winter2013, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p14
No abstract available.
- Orthopaedic Registries Update. DY, CHRISTOPHER J.; MAKHNI, C. // AAOS Now;Mar2014, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p24
The article focuses on the use of registries in orthopaedic surgery in the U.S. to monitor implants for patient safety with information on their benefits to orthopaedic surgeons. Among the benefits provided by the registry to orthopaedic surgeons include practice improvement, demonstration of...
- Report provides transparency on patient safety and quality initiatives. Press, Robert // Orthopedics Today;Jun2012, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p37
The article discusses the 2012 Quality and Outcomes Report published by the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center, which promotes transparency in administrative processes and enhancement of all aspects of the patient experience.