Source: Ann R Coll Surg Engl. Vol/iss 95/2 pp. 87-92
Date of publication: March 2013
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Retained sponges and instruments (RSI) due to surgery are a recognised medical ‘never event’. The aim of this review was to reveal the extent of the problem of RSI and to detect preventative strategies. Vigilance among operating theatre personnel is paramount if RSI is to be prevented.
Length of Publication: 6 pages
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