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We are proud to announce our support for The Regional Quality Conference organized by the "American Society for Quality, MENA".
A special registration discount is offered for LSQSH members. For further details:
ASQ MENA 2015

The "Lebanese Society for Quality & Safety in Healthcare" (LSQSH) , announces its 3rd Annual Conference that will take place at Crown Plaza on September 18th and 19th 2015.
Save this date on your calendar to attend this event and meet international experts on "Patient Engagement".
For more information; please call Infomed on 03513366 ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
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A lecture was conducted on September27<sup">th  2014,  at Movempick Hotel during the “Lebanese Orthopedic Society” orthopedic meeting.
Our president, Dr Rola Hammoud talked to orthopedic surgeons on “ Errors in the Operating rooms”; their frequency and their outcomes. She tackled the human factors engineering topic that plays an essential role in identifying system failures that predispose for occurrence of errors. Then the strategy of reducing errors in the surgical setup was discussed with attendees.

 

 

Article Of The Month

MIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME-MERS

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV. Most people who have been confirmed to have MERS-CoV infection developed severe acute respiratory illness. They had fever, cough, and shortness of breath. About 30% of people confirmed to have MERS-CoV infection have died. read more


Patient Education

The ABC's of Antibiotics : 
• Ask "Are these antibiotics necessary?"
"what can i do to feel better?"
• Bacteria: antibiotics do not kill viruses. They only kill bacteria.
• Complete the course. 
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Tip of the month

Reduce Medical Errors by Standardizing Patients Handoffs

1. Manage daily shift change with a structured sign-out protocol
2. Use face-to-face handoffs whenever possible - listen and take notes
3. Alert the patient to a change in care by introducing the new doctor
4. Document a recap of care provided and allow follow-up issues
5. Implement a transitions checklist


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