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ACOG Committee Opinion. Number 286, October 2003: Patient Safety in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology: October 2003

ABSTRACT: Emphasis on patient safety has increased in the past few years mostly in response to the Institute of Medicine report To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System. Obstetrician-gynecologists should incorporate elements of patient safety into their practices and also encourage others to use these practices.

© 2003 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists