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Back to basics: counting soft surgical goods.

Spruce L. Back to Basics: Counting Soft Surgical Goods. AORN J. 2016;103(3):298-301; quiz 302-3. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2015.12.021.

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April 20, 2016
Spruce L. AORN J. 2016;103:298-301; quiz 302-3.

Despite heightened awareness of hazards associated with retained surgical items, this never event continues to occur. This commentary explores improvement efforts that focus on the role of teams in performing surgical counts to prevent retained surgical items.

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Spruce L. Back to Basics: Counting Soft Surgical Goods. AORN J. 2016;103(3):298-301; quiz 302-3. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2015.12.021.