Objective: To explore quality control circle (QCC) application in the security management of surgical instrument traceability.
Methods: QCC team is composed of 7 individuals who analyze security management of surgical instrument traceability and take appropriate steps to resolve existing deficiencies.
Results: The surgical instrument failure rate dropped from 8.12%-3.45% (P<0.0015)
Conclusion: The method of QCC achieved satisfactory results when applied to the security management of surgical instrument traceability leading to increased safety of surgical patients.
Shuyan Xia, Chuanhua Yu and Tiyu Zhao