Category: Safety

MANAGEMENT OF DETERIORATING Patient ( RAPID RESPONSE TEAM)

Rapid Response Team (RRT) – a formally designated multidisciplinary team that responds to the call of health care providers from inpatient units except MICU, SICU, CCU, SDU and NICU regarding deteriorating patients. Team provides coverage 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week.
Early Warning Signs (EWS) – are medical signs and symptoms which allow staffs to identify and respond to patients who are deteriorating clinically. Scores used are the adult Modified Early Warning Score (MEWS), and the Pediatric Early Warning Scores (PEWS).

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Guidelines for the organization of the operating department and anesthesia care,

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Standards and guidelines for the organization of the operating department and anesthesia care, for better patient care and utilization of resources.

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Chemical Spill Response Guide

All laboratories utilizing hazardous chemicals must have standard operating procedures that address chemical spill response actions. These SOPs must identify appropriate response equipment, procedures and limitations

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Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Program

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An effective HAZCOM program depends on the credibility of management’s involvement in the program; inclusion of employees in safety and health decisions; rigorous worksite analysis to identify hazards and potential hazards, including those which could result from a change in worksite conditions or practices; stringent prevention and control measures; and thorough training. It addresses hazards whether or not they are regulated by government standards. The following references characterize and further explain HAZCOM programs

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Anesthesia Station

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The Anesthesia department provides its services to all patients who need anesthesia/ sedation for any surgical or diagnostic procedures, for all age groups (neonates, infants, pediatrics, adult and elderly).

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