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March 18, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Bar Coding Sponges Safeguards Against Surgery Mishaps

By Mystery User

These types of mistakes don’t happen often. But if your surgery is the one in 6,000 where it does, you’d probably wish some additional measures had been taken to avoid having a surgical sponge left inside you when it was over. “One in 6,000 is rare, but it’s one too many,” said Steve Campbell, chief […]

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