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Spinal surgery and patient safety: a systems approach.

Wong DA. Spinal surgery and patient safety: a systems approach. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2006;14(4):226-32.

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May 10, 2006
Wong DA. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2006;14:226-32.

The author reviews the epidemiology of surgical adverse events from major epidemiologic studies and discusses the need for a systems approach to preventing wrong-site surgery with particular emphasis on spinal surgery.

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Wong DA. Spinal surgery and patient safety: a systems approach. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2006;14(4):226-32.