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Video: Surgical briefing and debriefings

18 Sep 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

This video from the Commission's Reducing Perioperative Harm programme demonstrates best practice for briefing and debriefing sessions, based on the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist.

Surgical checklist video: sign out

21 Jul 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

This video outlines step three of the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist – sign out.

Surgical checklist video: sign in

21 Jul 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

This video outlines step one of the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist – sign in.

Surgical checklist video

21 Jul 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

This video outlines the steps of using the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist – sign in, time out and sign out.

BBC Horizons video: How to avoid mistakes in surgery

20 Feb 2014, Safe Surgery NZ

This video from BBC Horizons demonstrates the human factors behind surgical errors, and how many of these can be avoided by using the World Health Organisation's surgical safety checklist.

The Checklist Effect

3 Sep 2012, Safe Surgery NZ

Since the release of the Checklist in June 2008, thousands of hospitals have started using the Checklist in their operating theatres.