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Figure 7-5-6

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Figure 7.5. This chief medical officer emphasizes the use of time-outs

Poster showing doctor signaling a time out and labeled 'First, Do No Harm. Initiate a Time-Out.' This chief medical officer emphasizes the use of time-outs.

Source: Photo courtesy of Barnes Jewish Hospital. Used with permission.

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Figure 7.6. The sign reminds surgical personnel in one hospital to take a time-out

Photograph of a sign reminding surgical personnel in one hospital to take a time-out.

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 7-5-6: Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -. May 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/mistakeproof/mistakefig7-5-6.html