Surgical Fire Prevention Toolkit from the FDA

October 12, 2011    |   By: Calevir

The Food and Drug Administration has launched the Preventing Surgical Fires Initiative.   Resources that are part of the initiative include a toolkit for organizations to use to reduce the risk of surgical fires including a fire safety video from the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.   As part of the initiative, the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses is making the Fire Safety Toolkit available for download free of charge through November 13.  

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