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SurgiCount Medical Release: New Study Finds Bar-Coded Surgical Sponges Improve Patient Safety


5/5/2008 10:26:24 AM

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A randomized controlled trial conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital - in affiliation with Harvard Medical School - finds bar-coded, computer-assisted surgical sponge counting systems reduce the chance of counting errors during patient surgery by a factor of 3 to 1.

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