Use and implementation of standard operating procedures and checklists in prehospital emergency medicine: a literature review.

@article{Chen2016UseAI,
  title={Use and implementation of standard operating procedures and checklists in prehospital emergency medicine: a literature review.},
  author={Chulin Chen and Ting Kan and Shuang Li and Chen Qiu and Li Gui},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 12},
  pages={2432-2439}
}
OBJECTIVES This review aimed to analyze published literature to introduce the use and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and checklists in prehospital emergency medicine and their impact on guideline adherence and patient outcome. METHODS An English literature search was carried out using the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, EMBASE, Springer, Elsevier, and ProQuest databases. Original articles describing the use and implementation of SOPs or checklists in prehospital emergency… CONTINUE READING