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Application of the WHO surgical safety checklist outside the operating theatre: medicine can learn from surgery.

Braham DL, Richardson AL, Malik IS. Application of the WHO surgical safety checklist outside the operating theatre: medicine can learn from surgery. Clin Med. 2014;14(5):468-474. doi:10.7861/clinmedicine.14-5-468.

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November 26, 2014
Braham DL, Richardson AL, Malik IS. Clin Med. 2014;14(5):468-474.

The World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist has been widely implemented in surgical practice to prevent errors. This study provides an in-depth description of how the checklist was modified and applied in cardiac catheterization procedures, demonstrating the potential to adapt this safety intervention in other procedural areas.

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Braham DL, Richardson AL, Malik IS. Application of the WHO surgical safety checklist outside the operating theatre: medicine can learn from surgery. Clin Med. 2014;14(5):468-474. doi:10.7861/clinmedicine.14-5-468.