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Impact of the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist on safety culture in the operating theatre: a controlled intervention study
(Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Journal of Anaesthesia, 2013-05)
Background: Positive changes in safety culture have been hypothesized to be one of the mechanisms behind the reduction in mortality and morbidity after the introduction of the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety ...
Effect of the World Health Organization Checklist on Patient Outcomes: A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2015-05)
Objectives: We hypothesized reduction of 30 days’ in-hospital morbidity, mortality, and length of stay postimplementation of the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC).Background: Reductions of morbidity ...
A survey of surgical team members' perceptions of near misses and attitudes towards Time Out protocols
(BioMed Central, 2013-10-09)
Background: Medical errors are inherently of concern in modern health care. Although surgical errors as incorrect surgery (e.g., wrong patient, wrong site, or wrong procedure) are infrequent, they are devastating events ...