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Guidelines in Practice: prevention of unintentionally retained surgical items.

Cochran K. Guidelines in Practice: Prevention of unintentionally retained surgical items. AORN J. 2022;116(5):427-440. 10.1002/aorn.13804

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December 7, 2022
Cochran K. AORN J. 2022;116(5):427-440.

AORN revised its Guideline for prevention of unintentionally retained surgical items in late 2021. This article focuses on concepts and recommendations specific to counting procedures, reconciling discrepancies, technology, and education.

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Cochran K. Guidelines in Practice: Prevention of unintentionally retained surgical items. AORN J. 2022;116(5):427-440. 10.1002/aorn.13804

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