The Joint Commission has issued a Sentinel Event Alert on preventing unintended retained foreign objects in the body after invasive medical procedures.

Such alerts from the commission identify high risk conditions that have unacceptable rates of occurrence, describe underlying causes and offer specific recommendations--including available safety technologies--to prevent future occurrences.

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