Journal Article

Parental involvement in the preoperative surgical safety checklist is welcomed by both parents and staff.

Corbally MT, Tierney E. International journal of pediatrics. 2014;2014:791490.

Many institutions are attempting to increase patient and family engagement in safety efforts. This report on integrating parents of children undergoing surgery into the completion of the WHO surgical safety checklist provides a helpful example of families being successfully incorporated into an existing safety program.