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Surgical site verification: A through Z.
Dunn D. J Perianesth Nurs. 2006;21:317-328.
Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery.
The Joint Commission.
'Wrong site' surgeries on the rise.
Davis R. USA Today. April 17, 2006.
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.
Avoiding wrong site surgery: a systematic review.
DeVine J, Chutkan N, Norvell DC, Dettori JR. Spine. 2010;35(suppl 9):S28-S36.
Wrong body part, wrong patient surgeries continue despite new procedures.
Rojas-Burke J. The Oregonian. May 25, 2011.
'Wrong-site' surgical mistakes are rare, preventable.
Stein L. St. Petersburg Times. June 21, 2010.
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.
Incidence, patterns, and prevention of wrong-site surgery.
Kwaan MR, Studdert DM, Zinner MJ, Gawande AA. Arch Surg. 2006;141:353-358.
Mark My Limb.
O'Leary DS, Jacott WE. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. December 2004.
Effectiveness of the surgical safety checklist in correcting errors: a literature review applying Reason's Swiss cheese model.
Collins SJ, Newhouse R, Porter J, Talsma A. AORN J. 2014;100:65-79.
Operating room briefings and wrong-site surgery.
Makary MA, Mukherjee A, Sexton BJ, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2007;204:236-243.
Time out: an analysis.
Dillon KA. AORN J. 2008;88:437-442.
Wrong-side/wrong-site, wrong-procedure, and wrong-patient adverse events: are they preventable?
Seiden SC, Barach P. Arch Surg. 2006;141:931-939.
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.
Preventable errors in the operating room--part 2: retained foreign objects, sharps injuries, and wrong site surgery.
Dagi TF, Berguer R, Moore S, Reines HD. Curr Probl Surg. 2007;44:352-381.
Spinal surgery and patient safety: a systems approach.
Wong DA. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2006;14:226-232.
Surgical mistakes persist in Bay State: still a tiny fraction of total procedures.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. October 26, 2007;Metro section:1A.
Getting surgery right.
Clarke JR, Johnston J, Finley ED. Ann Surg. 2007;246:395-405.
Preventing wrong-site surgery in Minnesota: a 5-year journey.
Rydrych D, Apold J, Harder K. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2012;9:24-27,30-32,34.
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