Wrong site surgery

Wrong site surgery

First, read the description of the wrong-site surgery event in Critical Concept 8.2 and the root causes identified by the team who conducted the RCA.

Then, conduct a literature review and internet search for risk reduction strategies aimed at preventing wrong-site surgeries.

For this assignment, you will write a memo addressed to the Chief Nursing Officer. Explain and justify four to six specific strategies that could best prevent a similar event from occurring.

The memo should be well-written and meet the following requirements:

  • 2 pages (single-spaced) in length
  • Include at least three references from the peer-reviewed articles. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find peer-reviewed articles.
  • Conforms to CSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA.
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Wrong site surgery entails surgery being performed on the wrong site or side of the body. WSS is a devastating experience to the patient and associated with adverse impact on the surgical team. According to Mulloy & Hughes, n.d., research indicates that WSS is not prevalent as highlighted by its rare occurrence of 1 out of approximately…
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