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What are some new changes done to ensure patient safety in the operating room?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Checklist/ timeout

There are lot of measures taken to prevent errors in the operating room such as timeouts, check list that the chief scrub nurse goes thro.
This prevents wrong part of the body being operated upon, whether instrument count is accurate or correct number of gauzes used etc.

In brief: Checklist/ timeout

There are lot of measures taken to prevent errors in the operating room such as timeouts, check list that the chief scrub nurse goes thro.
This prevents wrong part of the body being operated upon, whether instrument count is accurate or correct number of gauzes used etc.
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