TITLE

Joint Commission updates site-marking procedure

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2010, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois' clarification that site-marking procedure is not required before surgery when the incision site is not predermined.
ACCESSION #
48623189

 

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