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Measuring Variation in Use of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist in the Operating Room: A Multicenter Prospective Cross-Sectional Study.

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BACKGROUND: Full implementation of safety checklists in surgery has been linked to improved outcomes and team effectiveness; however, reliable and standardized tools for assessing the quality of their use, which is likely to moderate their impact, are required. STUDY DESIGN: This was a multicenter prospective study. A standardized observational instrument, the "Checklist Usability Tool" (CUT), was developed to record precise characteristics relating to the use of the WHO's surgical safety che...

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of the American College of Surgeons More from this journal
Volume:
220
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-11.e4
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
1879-1190
ISSN:
1072-7515
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:492123
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uuid:ce63707b-606e-4c71-80dc-b1601d5bc3d7
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pubs:492123
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492123
Deposit date:
2014-12-17

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