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10 years in, why time out still matters.

Guglielmi CL, Canacari EG, DuPree ES, et al. 10 years in, why time out still matters. AORN J. 2014;99(6)(6):783-794. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2014.04.009.

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June 11, 2014
Guglielmi CL, Canacari EG, DuPree ES, et al. AORN J. 2014;99(6):783-794.

The Universal Protocol has been widely adopted in the decade since its release. Successful utilization of the protocol to prevent wrong-site surgery has been determined to extend beyond checklist use. This commentary features insights from a multidisciplinary panel on their experiences with time outs and why are still needed to ensure safety in surgery.

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Guglielmi CL, Canacari EG, DuPree ES, et al. 10 years in, why time out still matters. AORN J. 2014;99(6)(6):783-794. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2014.04.009.