Meeting/Conference Proceedings

Patient safety in North America: beyond "operate through your initials" and "sign your site."

Wong DA, Lewis B, Herndon JH, et al. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume. 2009;91.

This article highlights the discussion at a joint symposium between Canadian and American orthopedic associations. The authors discuss the state of patient safety, wrong-site surgery, and future areas for improvement initiatives.