Journal Article
Review

Barriers and facilitators related to the implementation of surgical safety checklists: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence.

Bergs J, Lambrechts F, Simons P, et al. BMJ quality & safety. 2015;24:776-86.

This qualitative study enumerates barriers and facilitators to implementing checklists, but also confirms the importance of a shared safety culture in aligning different stakeholders—including surgeons, anesthesiologists, and nurses—to enable implementation.