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Time-out and checklists: a survey of rural and urban operating room personnel.

Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. Time-Out and Checklists: A Survey of Rural and Urban Operating Room Personnel. J Nurs Care Qual. 2017;32(1):E3-E10.

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April 12, 2017
Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. J Nurs Care Qual. 2017;32:E3-E10.

Checklists are a cornerstone of patient safety efforts. This cross-sectional survey study examined self-reported adherence to checklists and time-out procedures among operating room staff and found suboptimal implementation in both urban and rural settings. These results underscore the importance of assessing the implementation of evidence-based practices.

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Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. Time-Out and Checklists: A Survey of Rural and Urban Operating Room Personnel. J Nurs Care Qual. 2017;32(1):E3-E10.