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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

A multidisciplinary team approach to retained foreign objects.

Cima RR, Kollengode A, Storsveen AS, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2009;35:123-32.

This article describes a comprehensive strategy to reduce the incidence of retained foreign objects after surgical procedures. The authors highlight their institution's experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating the initiative.