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The effect of an electronic checklist on critical care provider workload, errors, and performance.

Thongprayoon C, Harrison AM, O'Horo JC, et al. Journal of intensive care medicine. 2016;31:205-12.

Simulation has been advocated as a way to create a safe space to learn from error. This simulation-based study found that electronic checklists used by intensivists reduced workload and errors compared to paper checklists, adding to the evidence supporting checklist use in medical care.