Journal Article

Implementing a surgical checklist: more than checking a box.

Levy SM; Senter CE; Hawkins RB; Zhao JY; Doody K; Kao LS; Lally KP; Tsao K.

Poor adherence to individual elements of a surgical safety checklist was noted in this study conducted at a tertiary care children's hospital. The authors attributed this finding to poor implementation and dissemination of the checklist.