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Journal Article

Use of the WHO surgical safety checklist in trauma and orthopaedic patients.

Sewell M, Adebibe M, Jayakumar P, et al. International orthopaedics. 2011;35:897-901.

This study found that adoption of the WHO surgical checklist improved targeted processes of care but failed to generate significant reductions in early major complications or mortality.