TITLE

Joint Commission revises universal protocol, clarifies who marks site

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Aug2008, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that The Joint Commission (TJC) has not declared in the revised "Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Person Surgery" that surgeons must be the ones who marks site. INSETS: When should you have verification?;What has changed in the universal protocol?.
ACCESSION #
33542970

 

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