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Search results for "Wrong-Site Surgery"
Rydrych D, Apold J, Harder K. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2012;9:24-27,30-32,34.
Butcher L. Hosp Health Netw. November 2011.
This article discusses wrong-site surgeries and efforts to prevent them.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News; Nov. 1, 2010.
This article reports on recent study findings indicating that the Universal Protocol has not stopped wrong-patient, wrong-site procedures.
Pelczarski KM, Braun PA, Young E. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. Sept/Oct 2010;7:20-22,25-26.
This article describes a wrong-site surgery prevention program and how it was successfully implemented in 30 hospitals.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. October 26, 2007;Metro section:1A.
This article investigates the causes of surgical errors reported in recent years by Massachusetts hospitals, and identifies team training and instrument bar-coding as solutions for improvement.
Davis R. USA Today. April 17, 2006.
This article reports on a recent AHRQ-funded study on the incidence of wrong-site surgery and shares various perspectives on the issue.
Szabo L. USA Today. August 23, 2005.
This article reports the announcement of an international initiative to share patient safety strategies. The initiative will be led by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).