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Sustainability and long-term effectiveness of the WHO surgical safety checklist combined with pulse oximetry in a resource-limited setting: two-year update from Moldova.

Kim RY, Kwakye G, Kwok AC, et al. JAMA surgery. 2015;150:473-9.

The World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist has been successfully implemented in multiple clinical settings. This study, conducted in Moldova, found that checklist usage remained high 2 years after initial implementation, with postoperative complication rates continuing to decline over that time period.