Journal Article

Utilization of a role-based head covering system to decrease misidentification in the operating room.

Rosen DA, Criser AL, Petrone AB, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2019;15:e90-e93.

This pre–post study found that color-coded head coverings in the operating room significantly decreased misidentification of attending physicians versus medical students. The authors recommend implementation of this highly feasible solution to enhance proper role identification in the surgical setting.