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Blogs labeled "PSAN" are those of the Patient Safety Action Network.

 

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January 10, 2019

People ask me what I would do to help stop Hospital acquired infections. It’s been 10 years today since my father died of HAI. Right after he was infected with MRSA, I sta...

The Bleeding Edge, a Netflix Original documentary due to be released on July 27th, highlights four medical devices: Essure, metal-on-metal hip implants, pelvic mesh, and t...

July 23, 2018

Dangers of surgical implants

May 11, 2018

The most gratifying and inspiring part of my Patient Safety work is when I can help someone who has been harmed by their healthcare. Although I am a retired RN, I certainl...

Informed consent is the process in which a patient is given information to make an informed decision about whether he or she will pursue a particular treatment or procedur...

March 16, 2018

Early this week, the Patient Safety Action Network shared and discussed the ECRI Institute’s Top 10 list of Patient Safety Concerns.  After review of ECRI’s list and repor...

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