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Høyland S, Haugen AS, Thomassen O. Safety Sci. 2014;70:70-79.
Høyland S ; Haugen AS ; Thomassen O. Perceptions of time spent on safety tasks in surgical operations: a focus group study. Safety Sci. 2014; 70: 70-79
This focus group study of a surgical operating team uncovered challenges in implementing the WHO safe surgery checklist, such as time pressure. These findings may explain the gap between effective trials of checklists and results from observational studies.
Impact of the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist on safety culture in the operating theatre: a controlled intervention study.
Haugen AS, Søfteland E, Eide GE, et al. Br J Anaesth. 2013;110:807-815.
Current issues in patient safety in surgery: a review.
Kim FJ, da Silva RD, Gustafson D, Nogueira L, Harlin T, Paul DL. Patient Saf Surg. 2015;9:26.
Implementation of a surgical safety checklist and postoperative outcomes: a prospective randomized controlled study.
Chaudhary N, Varma V, Kapoor S, Mehta N, Kumaran V, Nundy S. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015;19:935-942
Suboptimal compliance with surgical safety checklists in Colorado: a prospective observational study reveals differences between surgical specialties.
Biffl WL, Gallagher AW, Pieracci FM, Berumen C. Patient Saf Surg. 2015;9:5.
Multiple interacting factors influence adherence, and outcomes associated with surgical safety checklists: a qualitative study.
Gagliardi AR, Straus SE, Shojania KG, Urbach DR. PLoS One. 2014;9:e108585.
Awareness of patient safety grows with increased outpatient surgeries.
Aston G. Hosp Health Netw. September 9, 2014.
Surgical checklists unused in 10% of hospitals, CMS data shows.
Clark C. HealthLeaders Media. July 24, 2014.
Meta-analysis of surgical safety checklist effects on teamwork, communication, morbidity, mortality, and safety.
Lyons VE, Popejoy LL. West J Nurs Res. 2014;36:245-261.
Surgical safety checklist compliance: a job done poorly!
Sparks EA, Wehbe-Janek H, Johnson RL, Smythe WR, Papaconstantinou HT. J Am Coll Surg. 2013;217:867-873.
Is the Surgical Safety Checklist successfully conducted? An observational study of social interactions in the operating rooms of a tertiary hospital.
Cullati S, Le Du S, Raë AC, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:639-646.
Thirty-day outcomes support implementation of a surgical safety checklist.
Bliss LA, Ross-Richardson CB, Sanzari LJ, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2012;215:766-776.
Wise before the event.
Watts G. BMJ. 2010;340:c1378.
Surgical Site Infections
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.
Effectiveness of interventions to improve patient handover in surgery: a systematic review.
Pucher PH, Johnston MJ, Aggarwal R, Arora S, Darzi A. Surgery. 2015;158:85-95.
Surgical team member assessment of the safety of surgery practice in 38 South Carolina hospitals.
Singer SJ, Jiang W, Huang LC, et al. Med Care Res Rev. 2015;72:298-323.
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.
An electronic checklist improves transfer and retention of critical information at intraoperative handoff of care.
Agarwala AV, Firth PG, Albrecht MA, Warren L, Musch G. Anesth Analg. 2015;120:96-104.
Measuring variation in use of the WHO surgical safety checklist in the operating room: a multicenter prospective cross-sectional study.
Russ S, Rout S, Caris J, et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2015;220:1-11.
The Helsinki Declaration on Patient Safety in Anaesthesiology: the past, present and future.
Mellin-Olsen J, Staender S. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014;27:630-634.
Compliance with a time-out procedure intended to prevent wrong surgery in hospitals: results of a national patient safety programme in the Netherlands.
van Schoten SM, Kop V, de Blok C, Spreeuwenberg P, Groenewegen PP, Wagner C. BMJ Open. 2014;4:e005075.
Effectiveness of the surgical safety checklist in correcting errors: a literature review applying Reason's Swiss cheese model.
Collins SJ, Newhouse R, Porter J, Talsma A. AORN J. 2014;100:65-79.
The surgical safety checklist and teamwork coaching tools: a study of inter-rater reliability.
Huang LC, Conley D, Lipsitz S, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:639-650.
Sustainable, effective implementation of a surgical preprocedural checklist: an "attestation" format for all operating team members.
Porter AJ, Narimasu JY, Mulroy MF, Koehler RP. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014;40:3-9.
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.
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