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Safe Surgery in a Safe Operating Room Model: A Meta-Synthesis

Author: Raziyeh Ghafouri, Maryam Saeedi, Zahra Malmir

Category: JMSR Surgery


Safety is the cornerstone of patient care. There are numerous challenges to patient safety in the operating room. The present study conducted aim to identify risk factors related to the operating room and present a model for promoting safety in the operating room via the meta-synthesis systematic review method. The purpose of operating room safety is to perform safe operations for both patients and employees, which can be achieved through teamwork, promoting safety culture and continuous education, supervision and control of environmental risk factors.

Keywords: Patient safety, operating room safety, safety risk factors, safe surgery


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