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Elizabeth A. Howell, MD, MPP; Mark R. Chassin, MD, MPP, MPH; May 2006
A woman with a fractured right foot receives spinal anesthesia and nearly has surgery for trimalleolar fracture and dislocation of the left ankle. Only immediately prior to surgery did the team realize that the x-ray was not hers.
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Coleman J, Wolfgang CL. J Nurs Pract. 2013;9:277-282.
This commentary spotlights the concern of retained surgical items, including clinical consequences, legal ramifications, and guidelines developed to prevent these incidents.