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Practical challenges of introducing WHO surgical checklist: UK pilot experience.

Vats A, Vincent CA, Nagpal K, et al. Practical challenges of introducing WHO surgical checklist: UK pilot experience. BMJ. 2010;340(jan13 2). doi:10.1136/bmj.b5433.

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January 27, 2010
Vats A, Vincent CA, Nagpal K, et al. BMJ. 2010;340.

Implementation of a checklist to improve surgical safety proved more difficult than anticipated. This study discusses practical issues involved in ensuring optimal checklist usage, along with the safety implications of a poorly designed or poorly implemented checklist.

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Vats A, Vincent CA, Nagpal K, et al. Practical challenges of introducing WHO surgical checklist: UK pilot experience. BMJ. 2010;340(jan13 2). doi:10.1136/bmj.b5433.