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W21C Patient Safety Podcast

This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit www.patientsafetypodcast.ca and www.w21c.org to reach us. Email w21cedu@ucalgary.ca

Aug 23, 2013

In this episode Dr Chris Pysyk discusses the risks associated with smoking during the peri-operative period, which is before, during, and after surgery.
 
After listening to this podcast, listener's will be able to:
  • List the "Big 5" complications that smokers are at an increased risk of having after surgery
  • Explain how...


Aug 9, 2013

In this episode Dr Marcia Clark discusses patient safety in terms of surgical care. 
 
 
After listening to this podcast listeners will be able to:
 
  •  Explain the aspects of surgical care that may influence the higher rate of error seen in these patients versus non-surgical patients
  • List the seven phases of surgical...