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Hot Topics - Eminent speaker presentation 2009

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Following EPSM-ABEC 2009, Canberra

 

Presentations to Adelaide SMBE by Jim Keller (ECRI Institute) 2009.

Patient safety and Medical technology (pdf 1.6MB)
Focus on ECRI Institute’s Top Ten Hazards:

1. Alarm hazards
2. Needlesticks and other sharps injuries
3. Air embolism from contrast media
4. Retained devices and unretrieved fragments
5. Surgical fires
6. Anesthesia hazards from inadequate preuse Inspection
7. Misleading displays
8. CT radiation dose
9. MR imaging burns
10.Fiberoptic light-source burns

Real-Time Location Systems (pdf 1.2MB)
Real-time location systems is a generic name that includes the more widely known technology RFIDS (radio frquency identification system).

 

Jim Keller

 

 

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Updated September 28, 2010