CPS Safety Watch/Alert: Missing & Lost Equipment in EMS

August 28, 2015    |   By: Calevir

Attention EMS PSO Participants:

Safety Watch 08.25.2015The Center for Patient Safety is issuing a PSO Watch for Missing Lost Equipment in EMS.
Missing and lost emergency equipment is a common occurrence in EMS as indicated by events recently reported to the CPS PSO and concerns voiced from EMS leaders. Without the proper equipment immediately available, unnecessary harm might reach a patient. The Center for Patient Safety is issuing this Safety Watch to remind EMS providers and leaders about the potential risks associated with missing equipment. This is a call to action to prevent risk and patient harm.

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