July 26, 2022

Patient safety starts from understanding different perspectives

By: Ivy Montgomery

In 2021, Patient Safety in Surgery published the article, “Incidence and OR team awareness of near-miss and retained surgical sharps: A national survey on United States operating rooms,” from a nationwide survey with over 400 surgeons, anesthesiologists, OR nurses and surgical technologists on the frequency of lost and retained sharps. The article further discusses the surprising discordance among the groups.

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