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Search results for "Wrong-Site Surgery"
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.
Stein L. St. Petersburg Times. June 21, 2010.
Reporting on wrong-site surgeries in Florida hospitals, this newspaper article describes how timeouts have changed the nature and frequency of surgical errors.
Cohen E. Empowered Patient. CNN.com. November 13, 2009.
This news story describes an incident of patient misidentification and offers tips to help patients confirm their care during a hospitalization.