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Reducing the Risks of Wrong-Site Surgery: Safety Practices from The Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Project.
Chicago, IL: American Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust, and Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare; 2014.
STUDYclassic
Incorrect surgical procedures within and outside of the operating room.
Neily J, Mills PD, Eldridge N, et al. Arch Surg. 2009;144:1028-1034.
MULTI-USE WEBSITE
Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare.
The Joint Commission.
STUDYclassic
Incidence, patterns, and prevention of wrong-site surgery.
Kwaan MR, Studdert DM, Zinner MJ, Gawande AA. Arch Surg. 2006;141:353-358.
STUDYclassic
Operating room briefings and wrong-site surgery.
Makary MA, Mukherjee A, Sexton BJ, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2007;204:236-243.
COMMENTARYclassic
A 62-year-old woman with skin cancer who experienced wrong-site surgery.
Gallagher TH. JAMA. 2009;302:669-677.
BOOK/REPORT
Adverse Health Events in Minnesota: Eleventh Annual Public Report.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Department of Health; February 2015.
STUDY
Wrong-side thoracentesis: lessons learned from root cause analysis.
Miller KE, Mims M, Paull DE, et al. JAMA Surg. 2014;149:774-779.
STUDY
Surgical never events in the United States.
Mehtsun WT, Ibrahim AM, Diener-West M, Pronovost PJ, Makary MA. Surgery. 2013;153:465-472.
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.
STUDY
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.
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.
REVIEW
Concept analysis: wrong-site surgery.
Watson DS. AORN J. 2015;101:650-656.
REVIEW
Wrong-site surgery, retained surgical items, and surgical fires: a systematic review of surgical never events.
Hempel S, Maggard-Gibbons M, Nguyen DK, et al. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jun 10; [Epub ahead of print].
REVIEW
Interventions for reducing wrong-site surgery and invasive procedures.
Algie CM, Mahar RK, Wasiak J, Batty L, Gruen RL, Mahar PD. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015;3:CD009404.
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.
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