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Prevention of medical accidents caused by defective surgical instruments.

Yasuhara H, Fukatsu K, Komatsu T, et al. Prevention of medical accidents caused by defective surgical instruments. Surgery. 2012;151(2):153-61. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2011.06.029.

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April 11, 2012
Yasuhara H, Fukatsu K, Komatsu T, et al. Surgery. 2012;151(2):153-61.

Near misses or adverse events due to defective surgical equipment were rare, occurring in only 1 per 10,000 procedures in this Japanese study.

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Yasuhara H, Fukatsu K, Komatsu T, et al. Prevention of medical accidents caused by defective surgical instruments. Surgery. 2012;151(2):153-61. doi:10.1016/j.surg.2011.06.029.

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