Summary: S.Res.40 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (06/22/2005)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses support for the goals and ideas of National Time Out Day (June 22, 2005) to promote the adoption of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' universal protocol for preventing errors in the operating room.

Congratulates perioperative nurses and representatives of surgical teams for working together to reduce medical errors.