Wrong Site Surgery Summit addresses current problems, future solutions
Abstract:In May 2003, the Joint Commission and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons sponsored a summit to discuss preventive solutions for wrong-site, wrong-procedure, and wrong-person surgeries. As a result of the summit, JCAHO made revisions to the National Patient Safety Goal and recommendations addressing these surgery errors.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2003-08-01
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