Browse Document Library by Surgical Safety

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  • Pre-procedure Verification Checklist

    Release Date: March 27, 2009

    Use this checklist to ensure all necessary items of information are verified during the pre-procedure process and comply with The Joint Commission.

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  • Surgical stapling FMEA

    Release Date: March 27, 2009

    Use this FMEA to target any weaknesses in your surgical stapling process.

    The FMEA originally appeared in the FMEA Reference Toolkit, a product of HCPro.

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  • Time Out Checklist

    Release Date: March 27, 2009

    This Time Out Checklist is an easy tool to ensure staff don't miss a thing when performing time outs prior to surgery.

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