Avoiding wrong site surgery: a systematic review.


STUDY DESIGN Systematic review. OBJECTIVE To report the incidence and causes of wrong site surgery and determine what preoperative measures are effective in preventing wrong site surgery. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA From 1995 to 2005, the Joint Commission (JC) sentinel event statistics database ranked wrong site surgery as the second most frequently… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181d833ac

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