Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy

The Opioid Crisis

I was sitting with a patient who was still groggy after surgery when the doctor said he would send her ...
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National Nonprofit Day

Today, August 17th, is National Nonprofit Day.  Here is what I found out: August 17, 1894, was when the Tariff Act ...
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A Medical Error

A recent report out of Ohio’s University Hospitals in Cleveland was that they made a mistake in transplanting a kidney ...
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Safer Medical Care through Shared Decision Making: Is Informed Consent a Patient Safety Issue?

By Ilene Corina, BCPA, Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy and John James, PhD, Patient Safety America Many ...
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