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The Forgotten Tourniquet—An Update 
The Forgotten Tourniquet—An Update 
Since the Authority first reported on tourniquet events and prevention strategies, Pennsylvania hospitals continue to report events in which a tourniquet is left on a patient after procedures such as IV insertion, phlebotomy, and extremity surgery. 

 

Medication Errors Involving Healthcare Students 
The extent to which healthcare students are involved in medication errors is relatively unexplored. Organizations, healthcare facilities, and schools can help reduce the risk of student-involved errors by implementing key strategies. 
A Conceptual Framework for Improving Isolation Awareness in Pennsylvania Acute Care Hospitals 
There exists a relationship between achievement, avoidance of failure, and personal risk in terms of worker compliance with isolation and associated procedures. Situational and isolation precaution awareness are important in such environments. 
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Delirium: target contributing factors 
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Delirium: target contributing factors  Review discerning patient safety education  Nominate Someone or a Group Today for the I Am Patient Safety Poster Contest  See job openings with the Authority 
 
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