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Search results for "Wrong-Site Surgery"
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2007;4:109, 112-123.
This article summarizes a state-level analysis that used site visits along with near miss and error reports to evaluate wrong-site surgeries.
Rydrych D, Apold J, Harder K. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2012;9:24-27,30-32,34.
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.