Biopsy site selfies—a quality improvement pilot study to assist with correct surgical site identification.
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This study found that encouraging patients to take skin biopsy selfies on smartphones may help patients and physicians more accurately identify the correct biopsy site for subsequent surgical excision, potentially avoiding wrong-site surgeries.
Turn the Other Cheek
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Applying fault tree analysis to the prevention of wrong-site surgery.
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Video technology to advance safety in the operating room and perioperative environment.
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