Incendios quirúrgicos: un problema que se puede prevenir

Prevención de Incendios Quirúrgicos

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Algoritmo de Prevención de Incendios

Algoritmo de Prevención de Incendios


Prevención de Incendios Quirúrgicos (5 min.)

Este breve vídeo se centra exclusivamente en las mejores prácticas para prevenir incendios en quirófano. Seguir las recomendaciones de este vídeo es fundamental para prevenir incendios.


Prevención y Manejo de Fuegos Quirúrgicos (18 min.)

Con la ayuda del Instituto ECRI, APSF ha producido un vídeo de 18 minutos de duración, Prevención y gestión de incendios en quirófanos, que se publicó en febrero de 2010. El público objetivo son todas las personas que trabajan en el quirófano durante la cirugía. Este video proporciona más detalles sobre los pasos para prevenir incendios quirúrgicos y su manejo en caso de que ocurra un incendio.

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Supplemental Information

All supplemental information is currently only available in English.

The most notable finding when cases of operating room fires are reviewed is that most if not all are preventable! This video is intended to promote the best practices known to prevent the potentially devastating complication of a fire in the operating room. Each member of the operating room care team has a role to play in preventing operating room fires. The following commentaries are intended to put the recommendations in the video into the context of current practice.

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APSF Newsletter articles on OR fire prevention and management

Winter 2012 APSF Newsletter
Surgical Fire Injuries Continue to Occur

October 2014 APSF Newsletter
Flammable Surgical Preps Require Vigilance

Winter 2011 APSF Newsletter
Q & A: Why Should I Learn About Fire Extinguishers


Printable Posters and Visual Aids

All printable posters and visual aids are currently only available in English.

These resources are available for you to download and print. The pdfs are high resolution and can be enlarged by your local copy shop as posters if desired.

OR Fire Prevention Algorithm poster
8.5×11 inches | 11×17 inches | 22×28 inches

OR Fire Prevention poster
8.5×11 inches | 11×17 inches | 22×28 inches
22×28 inches (with bleed)

OR Fire Prevention Flyer – 2 pages
8.5×11 inches