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Urbach DR, Dimick JB, Haynes AB, Gawande AA. BMJ. 2019;366:l4700.
Urbach DR ; Dimick JB ; Haynes AB; et al. Is WHO's surgical safety checklist being hyped?. BMJ. 2019; 366
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.
Prompting rounding teams to address a daily best practice checklist in a pediatric intensive care unit.
Cifra CL, Houston M, Otto A, Kamath SS. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:543-551.
Inpatient notes: just what the doctor ordered—checklists to improve diagnosis.
Gupta A, Graber ML. Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:HO2-HO3.
Reducing surgical mortality in Scotland by use of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.
Ramsay G, Haynes AB, Lipsitz SR, et al. Br J Surg. 2019;106:1005-1011.
Impact of critical event checklists on anaesthetist performance in simulated operating theatre emergencies.
Siddiqui A, Ng E, Burrows C, McLuckie D, Everett T. Cureus. 2019;11:e4376.
Impact of the World Health Organization surgical safety checklist on patient safety.
Haugen AS, Sevdalis N, Søfteland E. Anesthesiology. 2019;131:420-425.
Debriefing in the OR: a quality improvement project.
Finch EP, Langston M, Erickson D, Pereira K. AORN J. 2019;109:336-344.
Operating room fires.
Jones TS, Black IH, Robinson TN, Jones EL. Anesthesiology. 2019;130:492-501.
Perception of the usability and implementation of a metacognitive mnemonic to check cognitive errors in clinical setting.
Chew KS, van Merrienboer JJG, Durning SJ. BMC Med Educ. 2019;19:18.
Increasing compliance of safe medication administration in pediatric anesthesia by use of a standardized checklist.
Kanjia MK, Adler AC, Buck D, Varughese AM. Paediatr Anaesth. 2019;29:258-264.
Quality improvement in ambulatory surgery centers: a major national effort aimed at reducing infections and other surgical complications.
Davis KK, Mahishi V, Singal R, et al. J Clin Med Res. 2019;11:7-14.
The Joint Commission Big Book of Checklists. 2nd Edition.
Oakbrook Terrance, IL: Joint Commission; 2018. ISBN: 9781635850598.
Patient Safety: A Health Affairs Briefing.
Washington, DC: Project Hope. November 6, 2018
Scaling safety: the South Carolina Surgical Safety Checklist experience.
Berry WR, Edmondson L, Gibbons LR, et al. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018;37:1779-1786.
Bringing perioperative emergency manuals to your institution: a "How To" from concept to implementation in 10 steps.
Agarwala AV, McRichards LK, Rao V, Kurzweil V, Goldhaber-Fiebert SN. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019;45:170-179.
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.
Emergency department checklist: an innovation to improve safety in emergency care.
Redfern E, Hoskins R, Gray J, et al. BMJ Open Qual. 2018;7:e000325.
Guideline implementation: team communication.
Link T. AORN J. 2018;108:165-177.
Evaluation of a patient safety programme on Surgical Safety Checklist compliance: a prospective longitudinal study.
Gillespie BM, Harbeck EL, Lavin J, et al. BMJ Open Qual. 2018;7:e000362.
Use of an emergency manual during an intraoperative cardiac arrest by an interprofessional team: a positive-exemplar case study of a new patient safety tool.
Bereknyei Merrell S, Gaba DM, Agarwala AV, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:477-484.
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.
Surgical checklists save lives—but once in a while, they don't. Why?
Mukherjee S. New York Times Magazine. May 9, 2018.
Effect of systematic physician cross-checking on reducing adverse events in the emergency department: the CHARMED cluster randomized trial.
Freund Y, Goulet H, Leblanc J, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178:812-819.
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.
Perceptions of rounding checklists in the intensive care unit: a qualitative study.
Hallam BD, Kuza CC, Rak K, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018;27:836-843.
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