Plastic Surgery: Frequently Asked Patient Safety Questions

Susan Shepard, MSN, RN, Senior Director, Patient Safety and Risk Management Education

Our patient safety risk management experts field questions from plastic surgeons around the country. The following questions are some of the most common we have answered.

The guidelines suggested here are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful outcome. The ultimate decision regarding the appropriateness of any treatment must be made by each healthcare provider considering the circumstances of the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.

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