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Perceptions of time spent on safety tasks in surgical operations: a focus group study.

Høyland S, Haugen AS, Thomassen Ø. Perceptions of time spent on safety tasks in surgical operations: A focus group study. Saf Sci. 2014;70. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2014.05.009.

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February 11, 2015
Høyland S, Haugen AS, Thomassen Ø. Saf Sci. 2014;70.

This focus group study of a surgical operating team uncovered challenges in implementing the WHO safe surgery checklist, such as time pressure. These findings may explain the gap between effective trials of checklists and results from observational studies.