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Journal Article > Study
Wong DA, Herndon JH, Canale ST, et al. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009;91:547-557.
The majority of practicing orthopedic surgeons in this study had witnessed a medical error within the prior 6 months, with medication errors and wrong-site surgery the most serious problems reported.
Journal Article > Commentary
AORN J. 2006;84:276-278, 280-283.
This guidance statement outlines recommendations from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) for developing, implementing, and evaluating safe medication practices in the perioperative environment.
Special or Theme Issue
AORN J. 2006;84(suppl 1):S1-S63.
This special issue includes a series of articles on SafetyNet, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Web-based reporting system launched in 2004 as a part of its Patient Safety First initiative.