AHRQ Patient Safety Tools and Resources
AHRQ's tools help staff in multiple settings prevent avoidable complications of care.
Glucose Control Factsheet
Factsheet on glucose control and the prevention of surgical site infections
Estimating the Additional Hospital Inpatient Cost and Mortality Associated With Selected Hospital-Acquired Conditions
Estimating the additional hospital inpatient cost and mortality associated with selected hospital-acquired conditions

Publications

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)'s publications offer practical information to help a variety of health care organizations, providers, and others make care safer in all health care settings.

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Su guía para evitar y tratar la formación de coágulos
Los coágulos son serios. Es importante saber los señales y conseguir tratado enseguida. Esta guía describe maneras de prevenir y de tratar coágulos; síntomas; y efectos secundarios de la medicación así como cuándo ir a la sala de urgencias.
Publication Date: August 2017
Publication Number: 09­-0067-­C
Your Medicine: Be Smart. Be Safe. (with wallet card)
You can learn more about how to take medicines safely by reading this guide. It answers common questions about getting and taking medicines and has handy forms that will help you keep track of information.
Publication Date: August 2017
Publication Number: 11-0049-A
Participe más en su atención médica
Este folleto le brinda consejos que puede aplicar antes, durante y después de su cita médica, para asegurarse de que recibe la mejor atención posible.
Publication Date: August 2017
Publication Number: 10(11)-0094-B
Su medicamento: Infórmese. Evite riesgos. (Incluye tarjeta de bolsillo)
Busque la tarjeta de bolsillo en la parte de atrás para llevar un mejor control de sus medicamentos.
Publication Date: August 2017
Publication Number: 11-0049-B
EHC Consumer Guide - Management of Insomnia Disorder: A Review of the Research for Adults
Insomnia disorder is a long-term condition in which a person has trouble sleeping. Everyone has trouble sleeping every once in a while. But for people with insomnia disorder, sleep problems happen at least 3 nights each week for at least 3 months.
Publication Date: August 2017
Publication Number: A1517-EHC027-A
EHC Clinician Guide - Omega - 3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease
This is a summary of a systematic review that evaluated the recent evidence regarding the effects of omega-3 fatty acids (FAs), primarily from marine oil supplements, on clinical and selected intermediate cardiovascular (CV) outcomes (i.e., blood pressure, lipid concentrations) and the association of omega-3 FA dietary intake and biomarkers with CV outcomes. The systematic review included 147 articles published between 2000 and June 2015. Studies that analyzed levels of fish (or other food) consumption without exact quantification of omega-3 FA intake were excluded from this review. This summary is provided to assist in informed clinical decisionmaking. However, reviews of evidence should not be construed to represent clinical recommendations or guidelines.
Publication Date: July 2017
Publication Number: A17-EHC010-A
EHC Spanish Consumer Guide - Programas conductuales para ayudar a controlar la diabetes tipo 1
Este resumen es para usted si su profesional de atención médica le ha dicho que tiene (o que su hijo tiene) diabetes tipo 1. Este resumen le informará lo que han encontrado los investigadores sobre los programas conductuales para ayudar al control de la diabetes tipo 1. No cubre tratamientos específicos para la diabetes.
Publication Date: July 2017
Publication Number: A1617-EHC005-B
EHC Spanish Consumer Guide- Programas conductuales para ayudar a controlar la diabetes tipo 2
Este resumen es para usted si su profesional de atención médica le ha dicho que tiene diabetes tipo 2. Este resumen le informará lo que han encontrado los investigadores sobre los programas conductuales para ayudar al control de la diabetes tipo 2. No cubre tratamientos específicos para la diabetes.
Publication Date: July 2017
Publication Number: A1617-EHC031-B
Tratamientos no invasivos para el dolor lumbar
Esta información proviene de un informe de investigación financiado por la Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Agencia para la Investigación y la Calidad de la Atención Médica; AHRQ por su sigla en inglés), una agencia del gobierno federal.
Publication Date: July 2017
Publication Number: A1617-EHC004-B
Physician Burnout
Since 2001, AHRQ has been investing in major projects that examine the effects of working conditions on health care professionals’ ability to keep patients safe while providing high-quality care. This research is part of the agency’s ongoing efforts to develop evidence-based information aimed at improving the quality of the U.S. health care system by making care safer for patients and improving working conditions for clinicians.
Publication Date: July 2017
Publication Number: 17-M018-1-EF

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