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Clinical Guidelines

CRICO has a library of clinical guidelines ranging from Behavioral Health in the ED, to Informed Consent, to EHR Downtime, and Disclosure after an Adverse Event. Each guideline is reviewed every few years and updated with input from a panel of subject matter experts from across the Harvard medical community.

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CRICO Clinical Guidelines

In conjunction with clinical experts from Harvard-affiliated health care organizations, CRICO develops and maintains evidence-based decision support tools for physicians and nurses whose patient encounters align with high-severity malpractice risks.

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OB Guidelines Home Page

The recommendations for practice included in this document were arrived at through careful consideration of the available evidence and should be considered as thoughtful, expert advice. These 2017 Guidelines offer a framework for provision of obstetrical care, rather than an inflexible set of mandates.

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Patient Safety Guidance for Pathology Specimens

The AMC PSO convened the Lost Specimens Task Force to offer guidance — and identify and mitigate risks — for specimen loss and mishandling that results in diagnostic error.

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Patient Safety Guidance for Perioperative Fire Safety

The AMC PSO convened the Perioperative Fire Safety Task Force to consider the question of why fires continue to occur in operating rooms, and what to do about it.

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