Journal Article

Seen through the patients' eyes: surgical safety and checklists.

Bergs J, Lambrechts F, Desmedt M, et al. International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care. 2018;30:118-123.

Use of checklists has been widely promoted to improve surgical safety. However, little is known about how patients perceive their use. In this survey study, researchers found that patients view the surgical safety checklist favorably and believe it has a positive impact on safety.