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Effectiveness of facilitated introduction of a standard operating procedure into routine processes in the operating theatre: a controlled interrupted time series.

Abstract:

Standard operating procedures (SOPs) should improve safety in the operating theatre, but controlled studies evaluating the effect of staff-led implementation are needed.In a controlled interrupted time series, we evaluated three team process measures (compliance with WHO surgical safety checklist, non-technical skills and technical performance) and three clinical outcome measures (length of hospital stay, complications and readmissions) before and after a 3-month staff-led development of SOPs...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/bmjqs-2014-003158

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, CSM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Journal:
BMJ quality and safety
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
120-127
Publication date:
2015-02-05
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EISSN:
2044-5423
ISSN:
2044-5415
URN:
uuid:de6238fc-c9b3-47d1-ac4a-4ccd925f182b
Source identifiers:
488490
Local pid:
pubs:488490
Language:
English
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