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Miscount incidents: a novel approach to exploring risk factors for unintentionally retained surgical items.
Judson TJ, Howell MD, Guglielmi C, Canacari E, Sands K. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013;39:468-474.
Case duration and the number of providers involved in a given operation were independent risk factors for retained surgical items, according to this prospective cohort study of nearly 24,000 procedures at a single academic institution.