Outcome of 6 years of protocol use for preventing wrong site office surgery.

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BACKGROUND Patient safety is emerging as an integral part of the overall strategy to improve health care in the United States. Wrong site surgery is correctly noted to be a sentinel event and great efforts must be made to avoid it. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the incidence of wrong site surgery after implementation of a preoperative protocol in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2011.05.011

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