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Retained surgical foreign bodies: a comprehensive review of risks and preventive strategies.

Stawicki SP, Evans DC, Cipolla J, Seamon MJ, Lukaszczyk JJ, Prosciak MP, Torigian DA, Doraiswamy VA, Yazzie NP, Gunter OL Jr, Steinberg SM.

Scand J Surg. 2009;98(1):8-17.

PMID:
19447736
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2.

Prevention of retained surgical sponges: a decision-analytic model predicting relative cost-effectiveness.

Regenbogen SE, Greenberg CC, Resch SC, Kollengode A, Cima RR, Zinner MJ, Gawande AA.

Surgery. 2009 May;145(5):527-35. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2009.01.011. Epub 2009 Mar 21.

PMID:
19375612
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article
3.

A surgical safety checklist to reduce morbidity and mortality in a global population.

Haynes AB, Weiser TG, Berry WR, Lipsitz SR, Breizat AH, Dellinger EP, Herbosa T, Joseph S, Kibatala PL, Lapitan MC, Merry AF, Moorthy K, Reznick RK, Taylor B, Gawande AA; Safe Surgery Saves Lives Study Group.

N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 29;360(5):491-9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa0810119. Epub 2009 Jan 14.

PMID:
19144931
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Free Article
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Radio-frequency surgical sponge detection: a new way to lower the odds of leaving sponges (and similar items) in patients.

[No authors listed]

Health Devices. 2008 Jul;37(7):193-202.

PMID:
18771206
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
5.

Incidence and characteristics of potential and actual retained foreign object events in surgical patients.

Cima RR, Kollengode A, Garnatz J, Storsveen A, Weisbrod C, Deschamps C.

J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jul;207(1):80-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2007.12.047. Epub 2008 May 23.

PMID:
18589366
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6.

Bar-coding surgical sponges to improve safety: a randomized controlled trial.

Greenberg CC, Diaz-Flores R, Lipsitz SR, Regenbogen SE, Mulholland L, Mearn F, Rao S, Toidze T, Gawande AA.

Ann Surg. 2008 Apr;247(4):612-6. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181656cd5.

PMID:
18362623
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
7.

Risk factors for retained instruments and sponges after surgery.

Gawande AA, Studdert DM, Orav EJ, Brennan TA, Zinner MJ.

N Engl J Med. 2003 Jan 16;348(3):229-35.

PMID:
12529464
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Recommended practices for sponge, sharp, and instrument counts. AORN Recommended Practices Committee. Association of periOperative Registered Nurses.

[No authors listed]

AORN J. 1999 Dec;70(6):1083-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
10635432
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