RFO

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AcronymDefinition
RFORange Forest Officer (India)
RFOReady for Occupancy
RFORefueling Outage (nuclear power)
RFORéseau France Outre-Mer (French: French Overseas Network)
RFORequest for Offer
RFORepublicans for Obama
RFORising Force Online (massive multiplayer online game)
RFORobert Ferguson Observatory (California)
RFOResidual Fuel Oil
RFORegularly Funded Organisation (UK)
RFOReason For Outage
RFORequest For Orders
RFORadio France Outremer (French: Overseas France Radio)
RFORecovery Field Office (USACE)
RFORecycled Fuel Oil
RFORiver Flood Outlook (various organizations)
RFORetained Foreign Object (healthcare)
RFOReady for Operations
RFOResponsible Finance Officer (UK)
RFORegional Field Office (USACE)
RFOResidual Frequency Offset
RFORestrictive Flow Orifice
RFORadio Flash Online
RFOReading Festival Online
RFORisk Factor Obesity (weight management program; University of California, Los Angeles)
RFOResponsible Federal Official
RFORight Foot Only (dance game)
RFORequest for Observation
RFORight Forward Outside Edge (ice skates)
RFORadio Frequency Oscillator
RFORemote Foreign Office
RFOReconfigurable Fusion Objects
RFOReserve Force Officer
RFORunners Feeding Others (Ohio)
RFORocky Flats (Operations) Office (Department Of Energy)
RFORelative Frequency Offset
RFORefined Furnace Oil
RFORequest for Outsourcing
RFORichard Friis-Olsen (UK medical supplies company)
RFORelief Flight Officer
RFORevue des Facultés Catholiques de l'Ouest
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Two incidents (one each atRoyal Surrey Countyand Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals) were recorded as "retained foreign object post procedure".
Two further failures involved involved surgery on the wrong area, while the fourth mistake was recorded as 'retained foreign object post procedure.'.
Two of the incidents at University Hospitals Birmingham were recorded as "Retained foreign object post procedure".
'NEVER EVENTS' 2017-18 Retained foreign object post-procedure - 5 Wrong implant/prosthesis - 5 Wrong site surgery - 7 Transfusion or transplantation of ABO-incompatible blood components or organs - 1 Overdose of methotrexate for non-cancer treatment - 1 Wrong route administration of medication - 2 > 65 'never events' occurred in the Welsh NHS in the past three years Christopher Furlong
Deschamps, "Incidence and characteristics of potential and actual retained foreign object events in surgical patients," Journal of the American College of Surgeons, vol.
Incidence and characteristics of potential and sctual retained foreign object events in surgical patients.
When medical negligence pertaining to a retained foreign object following surgery is taken to court in SA, the law seems to follow protocol set by the first reported case of Van Wyk v.
Two of these incidents involved a retained foreign object while the other related to wrong site laser surgery.
So when a surgical sponge is mistakenly left inside a patient after surgery, which as the most frequent retained foreign object, occurs on average at least once a year at every major medical institution, it can leave a patient questioning their trust in the surgical staff--and concerned for their safety.
The antibiotics you were given were probably to fight an anaerobic infection that can accompany a retained foreign object in the vagina.
Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Heartlands, Solihull and Good Hope Hospitals, had four incidents, including two wrong site surgeries, one retained foreign object and one wrong route of administration of medication.