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Although checklist implementation as a safety strategy has achieved some success, it has also faced scrutiny. This magazine article discusses a statewide checklist effort that tested a structured initiative for engaging hospitals in utilizing a pre-surgical checklist in their operating rooms.
Scaling safety: the South Carolina Surgical Safety Checklist experience.
Berry WR, Edmondson L, Gibbons LR, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1779-1786.
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.
Implementation science: a neglected opportunity to accelerate improvements in the safety and quality of surgical care.
Hull L, Athanasiou T, Russ S. Ann Surg. 2017;265:1104-1112.
Increasing compliance with the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist—a regional health system's experience.
Gitelis ME, Kaczynski A, Shear T, et al. Am J Surg. 2017;214:7-13.
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.
The impact of surgical safety checklists on theatre departments: a critical review of the literature.
Cadman V. J Perioper Pract. 2016;26:62-71.
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.
Effect of surgical safety checklists on pediatric surgical complications in Ontario.
O'Leary JD, Wijeysundera DN, Crawford MW. CMAJ. 2016;188:E191-E198.
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.
Mobilising a team for the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist: a qualitative video study.
Korkiakangas T. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017;26:177-188.
Factors that drive team participation in surgical safety checks: a prospective study.
Gillespie BM, Withers TK, Lavin J, Gardiner T, Marshall AP. Patient Saf Surg. 2016;10:3.
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.
Enhancing surgical safety using digital multimedia technology.
Dixon JL, Mukhopadhyay D, Hunt J, Jupiter D, Smythe WR, Papaconstantinou HT. Am J Surg. 2016;211:1095-1098.
Implementation of safety checklists in surgery: a realist synthesis of evidence.
Gillespie BM, Marshall A. Implement Sci. 2015;10:137.
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