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Prospective error recording in surgery: an analysis of 1108 elective neurosurgical cases.

Stone S, Bernstein M. Neurosurgery. 2007;60:1075-80; discussion 1080-2.

This analysis of cases performed by a single neurosurgeon found that errors occurred frequently, most were preventable, and 2.7% of patients experienced an adverse clinical outcome due to error.