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Archive November 2008 IX, No. 11

Site Marking Q & A

A refresher course on the patient safety strategy.

David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor

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Despite clear guidance, not every OR practices proper surgical site marking, an essential step in preventing wrong-site surgery. Here's a Q-and-A to test your knowledge.

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