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Recommended evidence-based resources: systematic reviews, clinical guidelines and toolkits
Resource for Topic 10 in reducing harm from falls.
Third report of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee
Eighth Annual Report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee
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Presentation: Unintentional injury, we can all make a difference
Presentation on unintentional injury by Dr Stuart Dalziel, Director of Emergency Medicine Research at Starship Children's Hospital, to the annual Plunket conference in 2014.
Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry
The Australian and New Zealand Hip Fracture Registry guidelines are designed to help professionals providing care for people with a hip fracture to deliver consistent, effective and efficient care.
Video: Surgical briefing and debriefings
This video from the Commission's Reducing Perioperative Harm programme demonstrates best practice for briefing and debriefing sessions, based on the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist.
Video: Implementing briefing and debriefing sessions at Hutt Valley DHB
Lis Browne talks about implementation of briefing and debriefing sessions at Hutt Valley District Health Board.
Oxycodone: How did we get here and how do we fix it
This article from Best Practice Journal (July 2014) 'How did we get here and how do we fix it' focuses on the increase in prescribing of oxycodone.
Safe use of opioids collaborative
Commission senior portfolio manager Carmela Petagna and Dr Shawn Sturland, discuss the importance of working together to improve best practice in the safe use of opioids.
Professor Alexander Gallus presentations on preventing hospital-related VTE
These videos from Ko Awatea show Professor Alexander Gallus giving a series of presentations to staff at Counties Manukau DHB about preventing hospital-related blood clots.
Medication Safety Watch – Issue 11, September 2014
Issue 11 of the Medication Safety Watch newsletter, a bulletin for all health professionals and health care managers working with medicines or patient safety.
ALERT: Transdermal patches
Purpose: To highlight the risks associated with the use of transdermal patches (both from the medicine and the delivery system).
Video: David Galler talks about his mother's end of life care
In this video, intensive care specialist David Galler talks about how he and his family worked with health care professionals to honour the wishes of his mother, Zofia Galler, at the end of her life.