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Guideline for Prevention of Unintentionally Retained Surgical Items.

Croke L. AORN J. 2021;114(6):4-6. 

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January 19, 2022
Croke L. AORN J. 2021;114(6):4-6.

Retained surgical items (RSI) are a never event, yet they continue to happen. This commentary summarizes recent changes to an existing guidance that defines a range of retained devices or products to coalesce with industry terminology. The author shares steps to reduce the potential for RSI retention. 

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Croke L. AORN J. 2021;114(6):4-6. 

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