Commentary on “Rubber glove tourniquet—perhaps not so simple or safe?” by deBoer and Houpt

Commentary on “Rubber glove tourniquet—perhaps not so simple or safe?” by deBoer and Houpt Eur J Plast Surg (2007) 30:93 DOI 10.1007/s00238-007-0145-7 EDITOR’S COMMENT Commentary on “Rubber glove tourniquet—perhaps not so simple or safe?” by deBoer and Houpt Ian Jackson Published online: 22 June 2007 Springer-Verlag 2007 I congratulate the authors for presenting this disaster; many prevent this. I use the word “may” deliberately because centers would have hidden this away. It is a very excellent there is the human factor, and therefore, it is important that reminder for us that we must always be on the lookout for we are constantly aware of the possibility of medical error errors that have been made in surgery. Many will look at and strive to either eliminate or minimize the possibility of this and point a finger. I look at it and say, “there but for the this happening with every case we operate on. grace of God I could have gone on many occasions.” We Once again, many thanks and congratulations to the always have to keep vigilant and institute methods that may authors for their courage and their honesty. This editor’s comment refers to the article http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/ s00238-007-0144-8. I. Jackson (*) Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, Third Floor Fisher Center, 16001 West Nince Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075, USA e-mail: eurjplastsurg@juno.com http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2007 by Springer-Verlag
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Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-007-0145-7
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