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Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room.
Neily J, Mills PD, Eldridge N, et al. Arch Surg. 2009;144:1028-1034.
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Operating room briefings and wrong-site surgery.
Makary MA, Mukherjee A, Sexton BJ, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2007;204:236-243.
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A 62-year-old woman with skin cancer who experienced wrong-site surgery.
Gallagher TH. JAMA. 2009;302:669-677.
MULTI-USE WEBSITE
Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare.
The Joint Commission.
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Incidence, patterns, and prevention of wrong-site surgery.
Kwaan MR, Studdert DM, Zinner MJ, Gawande AA. Arch Surg. 2006;141:353-358.
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Wrong-side thoracentesis: lessons learned from root cause analysis.
Miller KE, Mims M, Paull DE, et al. JAMA Surg. 2014 Jun 11; [Epub ahead of print].
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Surgical never events in the United States.
Mehtsun WT, Ibrahim AM, Diener-West M, Pronovost PJ, Makary MA. Surgery. 2013;153:465-472.
BOOK/REPORT
Adverse Health Events in Minnesota: Tenth Annual Public Report.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; January 2014.
STUDY
Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room: a follow-up report.
Neily J, Mills PD, Eldridge N, et al. Arch Surg. 2011;146 1235-1239.
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Patient participation in surgical site marking: can this be an additional tool to help avoid wrong-site surgery?
Bergal LM, Schwarzkopf R, Walsh M, Tejwani NC. J Patient Saf. 2010;6:221-225.
STUDY
Assessment of the implementation of a national patient safety alert to reduce wrong site surgery.
Rhodes P, Giles SJ, Cook GA, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2008;17:409-415.
STUDY
Incidence and root cause analysis of wrong-site pain management procedures: a multicenter study.
Cohen SP, Hayek SM, Datta S, et al. Anesthesiology. 2010;112:711-718.
MULTI-USE WEBSITE
Medical error.
Wikipedia. 
MULTI-USE WEBSITE
Washington Patient Safety Coalition.
Foundation for Health Care Quality, 705 2nd Avenue, Suite 703, Seattle, WA 98104.
BOOK/REPORT
Improving America's Hospitals: A Report on Quality and Safety.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission; March 2007.
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