Safety in the operating room: "Switzerland is on the cutting edge"

Interview with Dr. Christoph Röder, University of Bern

In the operating room, it is especially important for the used devices to be safe and tolerable to the human body. Switzerland also shares this point of view.


Photo: Dr. Christoph Röder

Dr. Christoph Röder; © private

Photo: Patient in the OR

Different checklists significantly assist in avoiding mistakes or catching them in time and thereby increasing patient safety; © Tyler Olson

Photo: Flags of Austria, Germany and Switzerland in front of the Alps

In international comparison, Switzerland is in the field of quality control in medical technology on the cutting edge; © Silke Balk

Foto: Michalina Chrzanowska; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann