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COMMENTARY
Surgical site verification: A through Z.
Dunn D. J Perianesth Nurs. 2006;21:317-328.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
'Wrong site' surgeries on the rise.
Davis R. USA Today. April 17, 2006.
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.
COMMENTARY
Mark My Limb.
O'Leary DS, Jacott WE. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
COMMENTARY
Time out: an analysis.
Dillon KA. AORN J. 2008;88:437-442.
REVIEW
Avoiding wrong site surgery: a systematic review.
DeVine J, Chutkan N, Norvell DC, Dettori JR. Spine. 2010;35(suppl 9):S28-S36.
AUDIOVISUAL
Using the Targeted Solutions Tool for wrong site surgery: is your organization at risk?
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare; February 13, 2012.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
'Wrong-site' surgical mistakes are rare, preventable.
Stein L. St. Petersburg Times. June 21, 2010.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Wrong body part, wrong patient surgeries continue despite new procedures.
Rojas-Burke J. The Oregonian. May 25, 2011.
STUDY
A multistep approach to improving biopsy site identification in dermatology: physician, staff, and patient roles based on a Delphi consensus.
Alam M, Lee A, Ibrahimi OA, et al; Cutaneous Surgery Consensus Group. JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150:550-558.
BOOK/REPORT
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.
STUDY
Preventing wrong site, procedure, and patient events using a common cause analysis.
Mallett R, Conroy M, Saslaw LZ, Moffatt-Bruce S. Am J Med Qual. 2012;27:21-29.
STUDY
Process changes to increase compliance with the Universal Protocol for bedside procedures.
Barsuk JH, Brake H, Caprio T, Barnard C, Anderson DY, Williams MV. Arch Intern Med. 2011;171:947-949.
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
The pain of wrong site surgery.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. June 21, 2011:E1.
STUDY
Wrong-site craniotomy: analysis of 35 cases and systems for prevention.
Cohen FL, Mendelsohn D, Bernstein M. J Neurosurg. 2010;113:461-473. 
NEWSPAPER/MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Hospitals collaborate to prevent wrong-site surgery.
Pelczarski KM, Braun PA, Young E. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. Sept/Oct 2010;7:20-22,25-26.
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