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Meta-analysis of surgical safety checklist effects on teamwork, communication, morbidity, mortality, and safety.

Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. Meta-analysis of surgical safety checklist effects on teamwork, communication, morbidity, mortality, and safety. West J Nurs Res. 2014;36(2):245-61. doi:10.1177/0193945913505782.

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November 13, 2013
Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. West J Nurs Res. 2014;36(2):245-61.

This meta-analysis of 19 surgical checklist studies found that checklists improved teamwork and communication, reduced complications and mortality, and increased adherence to safety measures.

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Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. Meta-analysis of surgical safety checklist effects on teamwork, communication, morbidity, mortality, and safety. West J Nurs Res. 2014;36(2):245-61. doi:10.1177/0193945913505782.