Better practices can cut medical errors, says ARHQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
This article was originally published in Clinica
A major US government study on patient safety says that more hospitals should use antibiotic- or antibacterial-coated - central venous catheters to prevent blood infections. The report, Making Health Care Safer: A Critical Analysis of Patient Safety Practices, was released last week by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (ARHQ). It reviewed the evidence from a total of 79 patient safety practices.