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Surgical incidents are patient safety incidents that occur prior to, during, or after a surgical procedure. Examples of these types of incidents include wrong site, procedure, or implant; retained foreign objects; surgical site infections; surgical burns; and equipment misuse.

For more information, please see the Surgical Care Safety​ topic page.

​After attending the Advancing Safety for Patients in Residency Education (ASPIRE) program at the Royal College two years ago, Dr. Sarah Stevens, a paediatric anaesthesiologist at the IWK Health...
December 14, 2016 
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