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A surgical procedure grid for safety and operating room communication in multisite surgery.

Insalaco LF, Spiegel JH. A Surgical Procedure Grid for Safety and Operating Room Communication in Multisite Surgery. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018;20(3):185-186. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.2049.

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January 31, 2018
Insalaco LF, Spiegel JH. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018;20(3):185-186.

Wrong-patient and wrong-site surgeries are considered never events. This commentary describes a tool developed to decrease confusion in plastic surgery. The authors envision the tool to enhance team communication and preparation, which should reduce risk of wrong-site surgery.

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Insalaco LF, Spiegel JH. A Surgical Procedure Grid for Safety and Operating Room Communication in Multisite Surgery. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018;20(3):185-186. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2017.2049.