Apply safety rule of thumbBMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d799 (Published 08 February 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d799
- Rajesh Varma, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist1
- 1Guy’s and St Thomas’s Foundation Trust, London, UK
The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) team’s article was extremely helpful in listing symptoms and signs that should alert health professionals to a possible laparoscopic related complication.1 Patients should also be educated on these postoperative symptoms, with this information documented at perioperative consent and contained in patient information leaflets.
Delays in …