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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Concept analysis: wrong-site surgery.

Watson DS. AORN journal. 2015;101:650-6.

Despite large-scale efforts to prevent wrong-site surgeries, they continue to occur. This concept analysis found limited evidence regarding the role of nurses in wrong-site surgery and recommends that future research focus on theoretical frameworks around how preoperative nurses can help avert these never events.