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A training program focused on preoperative briefings resulted in an improvement in operating room safety culture.
The surgical safety checklist and teamwork coaching tools: a study of inter-rater reliability.
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Sustainable, effective implementation of a surgical preprocedural checklist: an "attestation" format for all operating team members.
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Perfusion safety: new initiatives and enduring principles.
Kurusz M. Perfusion. 2011;26(suppl 1):6-14.
Engineering the system of communication for safer surgery.
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Case 34-2010: a 65-year-old woman with an incorrect operation on the left hand.
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The efficacy of medical team training: improved team performance and decreased operating room delays: a detailed analysis of 4863 cases.
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Surgical team training: promoting high reliability with nontechnical skills.
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Avoiding wrong site surgery: a systematic review.
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The OR and a "just culture."
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Improved operating room teamwork via SAFETY prep: a rural community hospital's experience.
Paige JT, Aaron DL, Yang T, Howell DS, Chauvin SW. World J Surg. 2009;33:1181-1187.
Checklist usage decreases critical task omissions when training residents to separate from simulated cardiopulmonary bypass.
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Surgical checklists unused in 10% of hospitals, CMS data shows.
Clark C. HealthLeaders Media. July 24, 2014.
Back to basics: preventing surgical site infections.
Spruce L. AORN J. 2014;99:600-611.
Often overlooked problems with handoffs: from the intensive care unit to the operating room.
Evans AS, Yee MS, Hogue CW. Anesth Analg. 2014;118:687-689.
Do safety checklists improve teamwork and communication in the operating room? A systematic review.
Russ S, Rout S, Sevdalis N, Moorthy K, Darzi A, Vincent C. Ann Surg. 2013;258:856-871.
Surgical safety checklist compliance: a job done poorly!
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Cardiac surgical ICU care: eliminating "preventable" complications.
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Impact of the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist on safety culture in the operating theatre: a controlled intervention study.
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Thinking in three's: changing surgical patient safety practices in the complex modern operating room.
Gibbs VC. World J Gastroenterol. 2012;18:6712-6719.
Preventing wrong-site surgery in Minnesota: a 5-year journey.
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Thirty-day outcomes support implementation of a surgical safety checklist.
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5 sure-fire methods: complying with NPSG.03.04.01.
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Preoperative surgical briefings do not delay operating room start times and are popular with surgical team members.
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