How to be Safe While Receiving Medical Care
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This Book is provided in collaboration with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The Joint Commission SpeakUp™ Campaign, The Patient Channel and Safe Care Campaign and is a companion to their Patient Safety Education Program Poster available to hospitals and all medical care institutions for free.
In an effort to prevent healthcare-related harm to even one patient, the organizations listed above have joined together to bring you this informative, educational guide that can help you and your loved one experience the best expected outcome as you receive medical care.
The information included in this book discusses the most commonly occurring medical errors both inside and outside of the hospital environment and focuses on ways that you and your family may prevent them through a process of proactive participation.