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2014 ANNUAL PERSPECTIVES
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Surgical never events in the United States.
Mehtsun WT, Ibrahim AM, Diener-West M, Pronovost PJ, Makary MA. Surgery. 2013;153:465-472.
Using the Targeted Solutions Tool for wrong site surgery: is your organization at risk?
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare; February 13, 2012.
Reducing the Risks of Wrong-Site Surgery: Safety Practices from The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Project.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust, and Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare; 2014.
The wrong foot, and other tales of surgical error.
Altman LK. New York Times. December 11, 2001;1:1.
'Wrong site' surgeries on the rise.
Davis R. USA Today. April 17, 2006.
Butcher L. Hosp Health Netw. November 2011.
Prevention of 3 "never events" in the operating room: fires, gossypiboma, and wrong-site surgery.
Zahiri HR, Stromberg J, Skupsky H, et al. Surg Innov. 2011;18:55-60.
Adverse Health Events in Minnesota: Eleventh Annual Public Report.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; February 2015.
Time out: an analysis.
Dillon KA. AORN J. 2008;88:437-442.
Hospital tells of surgery on wrong side.
Smith S. Boston Globe. July 4, 2008;Metro section:1A.
Surgical mistakes persist in Bay State: still a tiny fraction of total procedures.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. October 26, 2007;Metro section:1A.
Surgical site verification: A through Z.
Dunn D. J Perianesth Nurs. 2006;21:317-328.
Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery.
The Joint Commission.
Duplication of surgical site marking.
Davis JS, Karmacharya J, Schulman CI. J Patient Saf. 2012;8:151-152.
"It is the left eye, right?"
Pikkel D, Sharabi-Nov A, Pikkel J. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2014;7:77-80.
'Wrong-site' surgical mistakes are rare, preventable.
Stein L. St. Petersburg Times. June 21, 2010.
Using "near misses" analysis to prevent wrong-site surgery.
Yoon RS, Alaia MJ, Hutzler LH, Bosco JA III. J Healthc Qual. 2013 Aug 23; [Epub ahead of print].
Wrong body part, wrong patient surgeries continue despite new procedures.
Rojas-Burke J. The Oregonian. May 25, 2011.
Preventing wrong-site surgery in Minnesota: a 5-year journey.
Rydrych D, Apold J, Harder K. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2012;9:24-27,30-32,34.
What is Correct-Site Surgery?
American College of Surgeons.
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