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A new patient safety smartphone application for prevention of "forgotten" ureteral stents: results from a clinical pilot study in 194 patients.

Molina WR, Pessoa R, da Silva RD, et al. A new patient safety smartphone application for prevention of "forgotten" ureteral stents: results from a clinical pilot study in 194 patients. Patient Saf Surg. 2017;11:10. doi:10.1186/s13037-017-0123-3.

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July 26, 2017
Molina WR, Pessoa R, da Silva RD, et al. Patient Saf Surg. 2017;11:10.

Failure to remove ureteral stents can lead to adverse patient outcomes and increased health care costs. In this study, researchers describe a smartphone application designed to simplify tracking of ureteral stent procedures and removal dates.

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Molina WR, Pessoa R, da Silva RD, et al. A new patient safety smartphone application for prevention of "forgotten" ureteral stents: results from a clinical pilot study in 194 patients. Patient Saf Surg. 2017;11:10. doi:10.1186/s13037-017-0123-3.