TITLE

Ensuring no retained items is a shared responsibility

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Sep2009, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information for medical professionals on how to avoid lawsuits due to negligence in a medical operation in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
43781343

 

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