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Errors in otolaryngology revisited.

Shah RK, Boss EF, Brereton J, et al. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;150(5):779-784.

This survey of otolaryngologists found very little overall progress in self-reported patient safety errors compared with a similar survey in 2004. For instance, wrong-site surgeries continue to occur despite garnering major attention over the past decade and being classified as a never event.