The Minnesota Hospital Association provides a free, downloadable "safe site recommendations for interventional radiology" document.
The three-page document shows how many wrong procedure events take place during interventional radiology procedures and provides recommendations pertaining to site marking for procedures done under radiologic image-guidance when the procedure site is not predetermined and site marking for procedures done under radiologic image-guidance when the procedure site is predetermined
The document also gives an overview of time-out recommendations.
The material in the document can be adapted for use as a checklist or educational sheet on the importance of safe site practices during interventional radiology procedures.
Download the safe site recommendations for interventional radiology (doc) for use in your facility.
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