Prevention of Retained Surgical Items: Practice of Surgical Counts in Rwandan Operating Rooms

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622222
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
Prevention of Retained Surgical Items: Practice of Surgical Counts in Rwandan Operating Rooms
Other Titles:
Global Surgical Safety Concerns
Author(s):
Karonkano, Gilbert R.; Ryamukuru, David; Mukantwali, Joselyne; Uwera, Thierry; Munyaneza, Emmanuel; Sindayigaya, Eric; Collins, Anita
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Author Details:
Gilbert R. Karonkano - Peri Operative track, MSN program, School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; David Ryamukuru - School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; Joselyne Mukantwali - School pf Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; Thierry Uwera - School pf Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; Emmanuel Munyaneza - School pf Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; Eric Sindayigaya - University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Science, Kigali, Rwanda; Anita Collins, PhD - School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Rwanda, Rory Meyers College of Nursing New York University, Kigali, Rwanda
Abstract:

Retained surgical items are a safety concern for all surgical team members. They affect patients, families, and healthcare providers and hospitals. Surgical-count protocol remains a cornerstone to prevent this event. Related research studies are needed to provide a benchmark for improvement in Rwanda.

Keywords:
Prevention; Resource Poor Country; Retained Surgical Items
Repository Posting Date:
26-Jul-2017
Date of Publication:
26-Jul-2017
Other Identifiers:
INRC17Q06
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
28th International Nursing Research Congress
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Location:
Dublin, Ireland
Description:
Event Theme: Influencing Global Health Through the Advancement of Nursing Scholarship

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dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titlePrevention of Retained Surgical Items: Practice of Surgical Counts in Rwandan Operating Roomsen_US
dc.title.alternativeGlobal Surgical Safety Concernsen
dc.contributor.authorKaronkano, Gilbert R.en
dc.contributor.authorRyamukuru, Daviden
dc.contributor.authorMukantwali, Joselyneen
dc.contributor.authorUwera, Thierryen
dc.contributor.authorMunyaneza, Emmanuelen
dc.contributor.authorSindayigaya, Ericen
dc.contributor.authorCollins, Anitaen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.author.detailsGilbert R. Karonkano - Peri Operative track, MSN program, School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; David Ryamukuru - School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; Joselyne Mukantwali - School pf Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; Thierry Uwera - School pf Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; Emmanuel Munyaneza - School pf Nursing and Midwifery, University of Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda; Eric Sindayigaya - University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and Health Science, Kigali, Rwanda; Anita Collins, PhD - School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Rwanda, Rory Meyers College of Nursing New York University, Kigali, Rwandaen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622222-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>Retained surgical items are a safety concern for all surgical team members. They affect patients, families, and healthcare providers and hospitals. Surgical-count protocol remains a cornerstone to prevent this event. Related research studies are needed to provide a benchmark for improvement in Rwanda.</span></p>en
dc.subjectPreventionen
dc.subjectResource Poor Countryen
dc.subjectRetained Surgical Itemsen
dc.date.available2017-07-26T17:49:35Z-
dc.date.issued2017-07-26-
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-26T17:49:35Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name28th International Nursing Research Congressen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau Internationalen
dc.conference.locationDublin, Irelanden
dc.descriptionEvent Theme: Influencing Global Health Through the Advancement of Nursing Scholarshipen
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