Compliance and use of the World Health Organization checklist in U.K. operating theatres.

@article{Pickering2013ComplianceAU,
  title={Compliance and use of the World Health Organization checklist in U.K. operating theatres.},
  author={Sharon P. Pickering and Eleanor R. Robertson and Damian Griffin and Mohammed Hadi and Lauren Morgan and Ken C. Catchpole and Steve New and Gary Collins and Peter McCulloch},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={100 12},
  pages={1664-70}
}
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization (WHO) Surgical Safety Checklist is reported to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality, and is mandatory in the U.K. National Health Service. Hospital audit data show high compliance rates, but direct observation suggests that actual performance may be suboptimal. METHODS For each observed operation, WHO time-out… CONTINUE READING
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