Article: Retained surgical items + Australian Case Law.

Published today in the Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare is an article “Exploring Risk, Antecedents and Human Costs of Living with a Retained Surgical Item: A Narrative Synthesis of Australian Case Law 1981–2018” by Osborne, Cockburn & Davis.

The study aimed to critically examine the circumstances contributing to, and the human costs arising from, the retention of surgical items through the lens of Australian case law.