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About Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery
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  Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery
Subjects:  Guidelines  |  Surgery

Standardizes pre-surgery procedures for verifying the correct patient, the correct procedure, and the correct surgical site and focuses attention on marking the surgical site, involving the patient in the marking process, and taking a final "time out" in the operating room to double check information among all members of the surgical team. Created and published by The Joint Commission.

 
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