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Surgical teams' attitudes about surgical safety and the surgical safety checklist at 10 years: a multinational survey.

Urban D, Burian BK, Patel K, et al. Surgical teams' attitudes about surgical safety and the surgical safety checklist at 10 years; a multinational survey. Ann Surg. 2021;2(3):e075. doi: 10.1097/AS9.0000000000000075.

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November 17, 2021
Urban D, Burian BK, Patel K, et al. Ann Surg. 2021;2(3):e075.

The WHO surgical safety checklist has been implemented in healthcare systems around the world. Survey responses from 2,032 surgical team members from high-income countries suggest that most respondents perceive the checklist as enhancing patient safety, but that not all team members are engaging with its use or feel confident in their role in the checklist process.

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Urban D, Burian BK, Patel K, et al. Surgical teams' attitudes about surgical safety and the surgical safety checklist at 10 years; a multinational survey. Ann Surg. 2021;2(3):e075. doi: 10.1097/AS9.0000000000000075.