Urgent action alerts on patient safety and public policy advocacy.
This is a patient safety alert about how to mitigate injuries from thermal devices (hot or cold) that can cause thermal injuries (e.g., severe burns, ...
A neonate’s fingertip was amputated with scissors while removing tape around malfunctioning peripheral arterial line.
Wrong Size Tracheostomy Selection
A patient required increased oxygen, ventilator support, sedation and paralytics when the wrong-size cuffed tracheostomy tube was inserted.
Blind Pediatric NG Tube Placements
NG tube placement can lead to complications such as esophageal perforation, bronchopulmonary intubation, pneumothorax, hydrothorax, empyema, and ...