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Item Retention at Surgery Associated with Error in Surgical Count

Purpose:

To evaluate an error in the surgical count that resulted in an unnecessary delay in the operating room.

Specialty:

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Objective:

other testing, prevention, surgery

ICD-10:

Description:

While counting items at surgery can help to avoid item retention, a count done wrong can cause unneeded delays and increased costs.

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