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Perioperative safety in plastic surgery: is the World Health Organization checklist useful in a broad practice?

Biskup N; Workman AD; Kutzner E; Adetayo OA; Gupta SC.

Implementation of the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist did not affect complication rates among plastic surgery patients at an academic medical center. Other studies have found similar disappointing results, the implications of which are discussed in a recent AHRQ WebM&M interview.