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Delivering the Right Diet to the Right Patient Every Time 
Delivering the Right Diet to the Right Patient Every Time 
A dietary error can occur at any point in the dietary process. From January 2009 through June 2014, the type of dietary event most commonly reported to the Authority involved a patient receiving a tray with a food item to which he or she was allergic. 

 

Aligning Behavioral Health Management of Patient Aggression with State and National Initiatives 
Change to effect noncoercive care strategies requires commitment, starting at leadership. Many behavioral health facilities in Pennsylvania have aligned their approaches to noncoercive management of patient aggression with state and national initiatives. 
Letter to the Editor: Working to Reduce Distractions in the Operating Room 
Healthcare professionals in Australia share information on a project for reducing distractions in the operating room. 
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Evaluate and address falls events 
Assess anticoagulant issues 
Apply strategies to improve hand hygiene 
Patient in the Hospital? Know What You Are Eating During Your Stay 
Evaluate and address falls events  Assess anticoagulant issues  Apply strategies to improve hand hygiene  Patient in the Hospital? Know What You Are Eating During Your Stay 
 
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