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Current surgical instrument labeling techniques may increase the risk of unintentionally retained foreign objects: a hypothesis.

Ipaktchi K, Kolnik A, Messina M, et al. Current surgical instrument labeling techniques may increase the risk of unintentionally retained foreign objects: a hypothesis. Patient Saf Surg. 2013;7(1):31. doi:10.1186/1754-9493-7-31.

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November 6, 2013
Ipaktchi K, Kolnik A, Messina M, et al. Patient Saf Surg. 2013;7(1):31.

This commentary examines how surgical instrument labels may lead to more incidents involving retained foreign objects.

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Ipaktchi K, Kolnik A, Messina M, et al. Current surgical instrument labeling techniques may increase the risk of unintentionally retained foreign objects: a hypothesis. Patient Saf Surg. 2013;7(1):31. doi:10.1186/1754-9493-7-31.

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