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Medical errors in orthopaedics. Results of an AAOS member survey.

Wong DA; Herndon JH; Canale ST; Brooks RL; Hunt TR; Epps HR; Fountain SS; Albanese SA; Johanson NA.

The majority of practicing orthopedic surgeons in this study had witnessed a medical error within the prior 6 months, with medication errors and wrong-site surgery the most serious problems reported.