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Wrong site surgery: a critical incident analysis of a near miss.

Tichanow S. Wrong site surgery: A critical incident analysis of a near miss. J Perioper Pract. 2016;26(1-2):11-5.

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March 16, 2016
Tichanow S. J Perioper Pract. 2016;26(1-2):11-5.

Despite efforts to prevent wrong-site surgeries, they continue to occur. This commentary discusses a near miss resulting from human factors and inadequate team communication to underscore the importance of reporting and analyzing incidents to enhance individual practice and teamwork.

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Tichanow S. Wrong site surgery: A critical incident analysis of a near miss. J Perioper Pract. 2016;26(1-2):11-5.