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patients identification for their safety

HAYAF ALSUBAEE
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Hayaf Alsubaee

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Transcript of patients identification for their safety

why

O
Correct Patient Identification
for Ensuring their Safety

Patient Identification
Patient’s Safety
One of the main causes of
medical errors

is

wrong patient identification
How
• Identify patients correctly
• Improve effective communication
• Improve the safety of high-alert medications
• Ensure correct-site, correct-procedure.
• Reduce the risk of infections
• Reduce the risk of patient harm resulting from fall.

By
Hayaf Al subuee
ELCOS
Bangor University
2014


Medical staff will identify all patients reliably and
correctly prior to treatment and/or service(s).
System:
Avoiding injuries to patients from the care that is intended to help .
Guidelines for Perinatal Care - Elk Grove Village, 2012

international patient safety goals
Joint Commission International Accreditation
Jan 2011 : 4th Edition
using at least two unique identifiers for example: medical record number (MRN) and the patients’ full name.
By
(WHO guidelines 2009)
History
In 2002
World Health Assembly

To give the awareness to the problem of patient safety;
To establish systems, for improving patients’ safety.

Urges member states:
(Fifty-fifth world health assembly
Agenda item 13.9 May 2002)
From 2002 To 2011
Joint Commission International Accreditation
Hospital Responsibility
Availability of patient identification policy
Availability of procedure used for staff education
The staff are aware of the policy.
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Elk Grove Village : Guidelines for Perinatal Care, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012
Joint Commission International Accreditation,
Jan 2011 : 4th Edition
Fifty-fifth World Health assembly agenda item 13.9, May 2002
World Health Organization guidelines, 2009



References:
Oops, sorry, wrong patient!
Wrong Events by Radiologic Study Reported to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, 2009
IN THIS PROCEDURE:
Patients Safety
IMPORTANCE OF:
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