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Patient Safety Resources
The ASPS Patient Safety Committee has compiled these patient safety resources to assist physicians in clinical decision making.
Ambulatory and Office Based Surgery Center
Resources for ambulatory and office based surgery centers
Operating Room Safety
Resources to promote patient safety in the operating room
Helpful resources when assessing your patients for plastic surgery procedures
Risk management topics impacting patient safety
Key Issues in Plastic Surgery
A range of papers on health policy and advocacy issues in plastic surgery, including cosmetic procedure taxes, dental scope of practice, emergency care, and professional liability.
Documents include practice parameters and insurance coverage criteria on breast implants, breast reconstruction, breast reduction and gynecomastia.
Cosmetic Procedure Taxes
Documents include position statement and talking points.
Healthcare Truth in Advertising
Resources include a chart detailing physician truth in advertising laws by state.
Documents include policy statement and legal analysis.
Documents include ASPS accreditation bylaws, AMA patient safety principles and a state regulations chart and map.