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Journal Article
Commentary

Is WHO's surgical safety checklist being hyped?

Urbach DR, Dimick JB, Haynes AB, et al. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2019;366:l4700.

Checklists are a popular yet controversial strategy for improving the safety of frontline care. The authors in this commentary debate the weaknesses and strengths of checklists through a discussion of the evidence.