Journal Article

Narrative feedback from OR personnel about the safety of their surgical practice before and after a surgical safety checklist intervention.

Alidina S, Hur H-C, Berry WR, et al. International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care. 2017;29:461-469.

This qualitative study used data from free-text survey comments to examine the effectiveness of surgical safety checklist implementation at 11 hospitals. Although most operating room staff viewed the checklist positively, obtaining buy-in for consistent checklist use by all staff remained challenging.