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

Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. Western journal of nursing research. 2014;36:245-61.

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.