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Patient Safety in Intensive Care Unit: What can We Do Better?

Sanika Jayant Patil, Reshma Ambulkar, Atul Prabhakar Kulkarni

Keywords : Communication skills, Complication, Intensive care unit, Patient safety

Citation Information : Patil SJ, Ambulkar R, Kulkarni AP. Patient Safety in Intensive Care Unit: What can We Do Better?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2023; 27 (3):163-165.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24415

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-02-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Patient safety is an important step in providing high-quality health care. Every intensive care unit (ICU) is unique and its needs would be different; it is thus necessary to build a safety culture based on local and cultural characteristics. Various measures such as regular training, the use of bundles of care, and a blame-free environment can promote patient safety in ICUs. These measures are simple to implement even in resource-limiting settings and can go a long way in improving patient outcomes in our country.

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