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This commentary discusses systems-focused innovations in surgery that have improved patient safety. Highlighted efforts include the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, the WHO surgical safety checklist, and the Institute of Medicine report investigating systems approaches to improvement.
Relationship between operating room teamwork, contextual factors, and safety checklist performance.
Singer SJ, Molina G, Li Z, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2016;223:568-580.e2.
Information transfer in multidisciplinary operating room teams: a simulation-based observational study.
Cumin D, Skilton C, Weller J. BMJ Qual Saf. BMJ Qual Saf 2017;26:209-216.
A comparative effectiveness analysis of the implementation of surgical safety checklists in a tertiary care hospital.
Bock M, Doz P, Fanolla A, et al. JAMA Surg. 2016;151:639-644.
A 'paperless' wall-mounted surgical safety checklist with migrated leadership can improve compliance and team engagement.
Ong APC, Devcich DA, Hannam J, Lee T, Merry AF, Mitchell SJ. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:971-976.
Combining systems and teamwork approaches to enhance the effectiveness of safety improvement interventions in surgery: the Safer Delivery of Surgical Services (S3) program.
McCulloch P, Morgan L, New S, et al. Ann Surg. Ann Surg. 2017;265:90-96.
Remote video auditing with real-time feedback in an academic surgical suite improves safety and efficiency metrics: a cluster randomised study.
Overdyk FJ, Dowling O, Newman S, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:947-953.
Operating room hazards and approaches to improve patient safety.
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Barriers and facilitators related to the implementation of surgical safety checklists: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence.
Bergs J, Lambrechts F, Simons P, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:776-778.
Surgical checklist implementation project: the impact of variable WHO checklist compliance on risk-adjusted clinical outcomes after national implementation: a longitudinal study.
Mayer EK, Sevdalis N, Rout S, et al. Ann Surg. 2016;263:58-63.
Quality Improvement in Neurosurgery.
Rolston JD, Han SJ, Parsa AT, eds. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2015;26:143-322.
Perspectives in quality: designing the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.
Weiser TG, Haynes AB, Lashoher A, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2010;22:365-370.
Patient Safety Resources for Clinicians.
Patient Safety Committee. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Operating room fires.
Jones TS, Black IH, Robinson TN, Jones EL. Anesthesiology. 2019 Jan 10; [Epub ahead of print].
Scaling safety: the South Carolina Surgical Safety Checklist experience.
Berry WR, Edmondson L, Gibbons LR, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1779-1786.
Surgical safety checklists in children's surgery: surgeons' attitudes and review of the literature.
Roybal J, Tsao K, Rangel S, Ottosen M, Skarda D, Berman L. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2018;3:e108.
Safety stop: a valuable addition to the pediatric universal protocol.
Caruso TJ, Munshey F, Aldorfer B, Sharek PJ. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:552-556.
Factors associated with the use of cognitive aids in operating room crises: a cross-sectional study of US hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers.
Alidina S, Goldhaber-Fiebert SN, Hannenberg AA, et al. Implement Sci. 2018;13:50.
Seen through the patients' eyes: surgical safety and checklists.
Bergs J, Lambrechts F, Desmedt M, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2018;30:118-123.
Enhancing the quality and safety of the perioperative patient.
Staender S, Smith A. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017;30:730-735.
The surgical safety checklist and patient outcomes after surgery: a prospective observational cohort study, systematic review and meta-analysis.
Abbott TEF, Ahmad T, Phull MK, et al; International Surgical Outcomes Study (ISOS) Group. Br J Anaesth. 2018;120:146-155.
Mobilising or standing still? A narrative review of Surgical Safety Checklist knowledge as developed in 25 highly cited papers from 2009 to 2016.
Mitchell B, Cristancho S, Nyhof BB, Lingard LA. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26:837-844.
Narrative feedback from OR personnel about the safety of their surgical practice before and after a surgical safety checklist intervention.
Alidina S, Hur HC, Berry WR, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2017;29:461-469.
Introductions during time-outs: do surgical team members know one another's names?
Birnbach DJ, Rosen LF, Fitzpatrick M, Paige JT, Arheart KL. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:284-288.
Mortality trends after a voluntary checklist-based surgical safety collaborative.
Haynes AB, Edmondson L, Lipsitz SR, et al. Ann Surg. 2017;266:923-929.
The impact of critical event checklists on medical management and teamwork during simulated crises in a surgical daycare facility.
Everett TC, Morgan PJ, Brydges R, et al. Anaesthesia. 2017;72:350-358.
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