Patient Safety in Surgery – a new journal from BioMed Central

We are pleased to announce the launch of Patient Safety in
, a new open access, independent journal, which
covers all aspects of safety and quality of patient care in surgery and
surgical subspecialties.

Morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing surgical
procedures may largely be preventable. The key to improving the management of
adverse events in surgery is understanding their causes. Patient Safety in
aims to provide a scientific platform for specialists from all
surgical fields, and other healthcare professionals to report, discuss,
debate, and critically review all aspects related to errors, complications, and
other safety issues in the management of patients undergoing surgical

Professor Philip Stahel (Denver Health Medical
Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine) and Professor Pierre-Alain
Clavien (University Hospital Zurich) Editors-in-Chief of Patient Safety in Surgery,
are supported by an international Editorial

read the launch editorial
for further information about the journal.

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