Don't Get Burned - It is National Fire Prevention Week October 7-13th
MedSun: Newsletter #77, October 2012

FDA Safe Use Initiative

The Preventing Surgical Fires Initiative's 1 year anniversary is during National Fire Prevention Week. Surgical fires are preventable. Learn what you can do to prevent them! Please make use of the many resources available to you on the FDA Preventing Surgical Fires website to increase awareness of the factors that contribute to surgical fires in addition to various surgical fire prevention tools.

Additional Information:

Preventing Surgical Fires - Collaborating to Reduce Preventable Harm. FDA Safe Use Initiative.
http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/SafeUseInitiative/PreventingSurgicalFires/default.htm

Webinar: Practical Advice for Preventing Surgical Fires: Safety Strategies from the Front Lines. FDA Safe Use Initiative.
http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/SafeUseInitiative/PreventingSurgicalFires/ucm301411.htm


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