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Archive August 2011 XII, No. 8

Can You Pass This Pathology Quiz?

Test your knowledge of proper specimen handling and packaging protocols.

Daniel Cook

Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief

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A lot goes into the proper care and handling of surgical specimens: clear communication, correct identification of patient and specimen and proper labeling, packaging and transporting once the specimen has been removed. To avoid errors during any of these steps, you must understand proven procedures for safe specimen care. Use this quiz, based on recommended standards of practice issued by the Association of Surgical Technologists, to see if you do.

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