Help Avoid Mistakes in Your Surgery

January 7, 2008


In 2002 the Joint Commission initiated a campaign to improve patient safety called SpeakUp. Many of the materials produced and distributed are copyright free. Here I reproduce a brochure titled “Help Avoid Mistakes in Your Surgery”. I highly recommend that anyone about to undergo surgery read, and take action on, these suggestions. You can download the brochure (free) here.

Preparing for your surgery

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