Patient’s Safety

Nowadays, World Health Organization considers patient’s safety as a public anxiety. In addition, the statistics show that the error of staff working in health systems is affecting one patient out of ten in world hospitals. So patient’s safety is a new health caring system which emphasizes on reporting, analyzing and preventing medical errors which almost lead to unwanted errors.
So patient’s safety is avoiding, preventing and improving the unwanted consequences of health process. Meanwhile, culture, quality and management are all effective. Medical Association of United States of America considers six objectives for increasing the quality of health and treatment systems, including: patient’s safety, importance of patient, efficiency, beneficial, on time and justice in giving services. Therefore, Razavi Hospital starts more effective procedures in creating patient’s safety and observing the below mentioned items are necessary for reaching this goal. These items are in accordance with Canada National and International Accreditation.

· Safety Culture
1. Reporting unwanted errors
- Communication
2. Identifying the patient
3. Dangerous abbreviations
4. Drug combination as a strategic priority
5. Drug combination at the start of reception (acute illness cares)
6. Drug combination at the start of reception (outpatient cares)
7. Drug combination at the start of reception (primary cares)
8. Safe surgery methods
9. Transferring the information of the patient in the transferring point
- Medication use
10. Control condensed electrolytes
11. Managing hazardous medications
12. Learning how to use injection pump
- Professional life
13. Preventive maintenance plan
14. Learning the patient’s safety
· Infection Control
15. Antibiotics prophylaxis while doing the surgery
16. Observing the hands hygiene
17. Safe and sound injection methods
· Danger Evaluation
18. Preventive strategy for falling down
19. Preventing bedsore
20. Using prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in the patients who are exposed to venous thromboembolism