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Impact of the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist on safety culture in the operating theatre: a controlled intervention study.

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BACKGROUND: Positive changes in safety culture have been hypothesized to be one of the mechanisms behind the reduction in mortality and morbidity after the introduction of the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC). We aimed to study the checklist effects on safety culture perceptions in operating theatre personnel using a prospective controlled intervention design at a single Norwegian university hospital. METHODS: We conducted a study with pre- and post-intervention su...

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10.1093/bja/aet005

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Haugen, AS More by this author
Søfteland, E More by this author
Sevdalis, N More by this author
Vincent, CA More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of anaesthesia
Volume:
110
Issue:
5
Pages:
807-815
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1471-6771
ISSN:
0007-0912
URN:
uuid:d1892052-7cf1-4052-8c6a-5ff668dd1b10
Source identifiers:
450490
Local pid:
pubs:450490

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