Journal Article
Study

Effect of surgical safety checklists on pediatric surgical complications in Ontario.

O'Leary JD, Wijeysundera DN, Crawford MW. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne. 2016;188:E191-E198.

This retrospective cohort study showed no improvement in 30-day pediatric perioperative complication rates following the mandated implementation of the surgical safety checklist in Ontario. These findings are similar to a prior study that included mostly adult surgeries.