Retained surgical items occur approximately 40 times a week in the U.S.1
Forty-three percent of cases report interruptions during the count process.2
The Count In Progress Beacon™ is designed to help reduce the risk of retained surgical items in the O.R. by eliminating distractions during the counting process.
KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
- Notifies the surgical team that a count is about to begin
- Helps reduce distractions and unnecessary activity while the count is in progress
- Bright orange and highly visible
OR Manager. "Surgical "never events" pegged at 4,000 a year." Vol. 29 No. 2 February 2013
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