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Prevention of surgical malpractice claims by a surgical safety checklist.

de Vries EN, Eikens-Jansen MP, Hamersma AM, et al. Prevention of surgical malpractice claims by use of a surgical safety checklist. Ann Surg. 2011;253(3):624-8. doi:10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182068880.

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January 26, 2011
de Vries EN, Eikens-Jansen MP, Hamersma AM, et al. Ann Surg. 2011;253(3):624-8.

This retrospective claims record review found that nearly one-third of all contributing factors may have been mitigated by using the SURPASS surgical checklist.

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de Vries EN, Eikens-Jansen MP, Hamersma AM, et al. Prevention of surgical malpractice claims by use of a surgical safety checklist. Ann Surg. 2011;253(3):624-8. doi:10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182068880.