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Figure 7-13-14

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Figure 7.13. An advertisement urging health care workers to "sign your site"

Advertisement poster urging health care workers to 'sign your site.' The poster reads 'And which little piggy is about to have surgery?' and shows a patient's bare feet with the surgery site marked on the underside of the big toe of the right foot.

Source: Photo courtesy of AOFAS (American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society) and AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons). Used with permission.

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Figure 7.14. The site of the procedure is clearly marked

Photograph of hand with 'Yes' written on the back, marking the site of the procedure.

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 7-13-14: Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -. May 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/mistakeproof/mistakefig7-13-14.html