Letter to the Editor: Surgical Complication Incidence
The director of surgery at a Pennsylvania hospital asks about incidence of surgical complications by day of the week. The Advisory welcomes letters to the editor, either in response to previous published articles or as questions or comments or alternative opinions consistent with the objectives of the Advisory
Supplement: Alarm Interventions during Medical Telemetry Monitoring
Healthcare facilities can refer to "Alarm Interventions during Medical Telemetry Monitoring: A Failure Mode and Effects Analysis," to understand telemetry monitoring alarm response processes and similar process failures and as an aid to develop facility-specific risk reduction strategies.
Editorial: What is an Advisory?
John R. Clarke, MD, editor, explains the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory’s new format and new name. Highlights include an enriched table of contents, abstracts introducing scientific articles, and an editorial advisory board to assist in review and oversight of the quality of the publication.