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The Center for Patient Safety encourages and permits text links to content on the Center for Patient Safety website, www.centerforpatientsafety.org. However, the Center for Patient Safety is an organization committed to the highest ethics and standards, both in fact and appearance. Therefore, the linking should not (a) suggest that the Center for Patient Safety promotes or endorses any third party’s causes, ideas, political campaigns, websites, products or services, nor (b) use the Center for Patient Safety copyrighted information or the Center for Patient Safety logo, trademarks or service marks, without the express written consent of the Center for Patient Safety, nor (c) use the Center for Patient Safety content for commercial or fundraising purposes. We reserve the right to withdraw permission for any link at any time.

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National Fire Prevention Week perfect time to learn ways to stop surgical fires:

The Center for Patient Safety joins The Joint Commission in recognizing National Fire Prevention Week. Unfortunately, surgical fires continue to occur.  Recent reports to the Center’s PSO include: 4

Emergency Medical Services Agenda 2050. How do see the future of EMS?:

The EMS Agenda 2050 “Envision the Future” Straw Man document has been released to the public for comments to guide the future direction of EMS.  The document is a comprehensive and robust body of work

Safety Alert – Medication Shortages:

Medication Shortages: Adversely affect drug therapy Can cause complications in medical procedures Contribute to medication errors Create frustration for providers & patients ACTIONABLE ITEMS TO MITIGAT

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