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Feinmann J. BMJ. 2008;337:a2370.
Feinmann J.Cutting out human error. BMJ. 2008; 337: a2370
This article discusses how human factors contribute to error and highlights the WHO World Alliance for Patient Safety Safe Surgery Checklist as one tool to improve the reliability of surgical care.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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