General articles related to safe surgery and improving perioperative care

Association between implementation of a medical team training program and surgical morbidity, Archives of Surgery 2011, Young-Xu,

Association Between Implementation of a Medical Team Training Program and Surgical Mortality, JAMA 2010, Neily

Improving operating room safety, Patient Safety in Surgery 2009, Hurlbert

Retained Surgical Items: A Problem Yet to Be Solved, Journal of the American College of Surgeons

Role of anesthesiologists in WHO safe surgery programs, International Anesthesiology Clinics 2010, Merry,

Safe surgery implementation in Thailand, AORN Journal 2009, Kasatpibal,

Surgical safety checklist articles

A surgical safety checklist for Australia and New Zealand, ANZ Journal of Surgery 2010, Gough;jsessionid=E8020841EC54A5C63A7D0CBB7FD94098.d01t02

A Surgical Safety Checklist to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality in a Global Population, New England Journal of Medicine 2009, Haynes external link

Adopting a surgical safety checklist could save money and improve the quality of care in U.S. hospitals, Health Affairs (Millwood) 2010, Semel

Barriers to staff adoption of a surgical safety checklist, BMJ Quality and Safety 2012, Fourcade

Briefings, checklists, geese, and surgical safety, Annals of Surgical Oncology 2010, Karl,

Compliance and quality in administration of a Surgical Safety Checklist in a tertiary New Zealand hospital, New Zealand Medical Journal 2011, Vogts,

Does using the WHO surgical checklist improve compliance to venous thromboembolism prophylaxis guidelines? The Surgeon: Journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland 2010, Truran

Effect of a 19-item surgical safety checklist during urgent operations in a global patient population, Annals of Surgery 2012, Weiser,

Effect of a Comprehensive Surgical Safety System on Patient Outcomes, New England Journal of Medicine 2010, de Vries

Effects of the introduction of the WHO "Surgical Safety Checklist" on in-hospital mortality: a cohort study, Annals of Surgery 2012, van Klei,

Evaluation of a preoperative checklist and team briefing among surgeons, nurses, and anesthesiologists to reduce failures in communication, Archives of Surgery 2008, Lingard

Getting teams to talk: development and pilot implementation of a checklist to promote interprofessional communication in the OR, BMJ Quality and Safety 2005, Lingard,

How implementing the surgical safety checklist improved staff teamwork in theatre, Nursing Times 2010, Bell

Implementing a pediatric surgical safety checklist in the OR and beyond, AORN Journal 2010, Norton,

Implementing a surgical checklist: More than checking a box, Surgery 2012, Levy,

Implementation of the World Health Organisation Surgical Safety Checklist: implications for anaesthetists, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2010, Keane,

Incorporating the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist into practice at two hospitals in Liberia, The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2012, Yuan,

Perspectives in quality: designing the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist, International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2010, Weiser,

Practical challenges of introducing WHO surgical checklist: UK pilot experience, BMJ 2010, Vats,

Strategies for Improving Surgical Quality — Checklists and Beyond, New England Journal of Medicine 2010, Birkmeyer

The Checklist Manifesto: How to get things right. New York: Metropolitan Books 2009, Gawande,

The WHO checklist: a global tool to prevent errors in surgery, patient Safety in Surgery 2009, Panesar,

The World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist, British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2010, Sparkes,;article=hm_71_5_276_280

The World Health Organisation surgical safety checklist, Clinical Otolaryngology 2012, Karamchandani

Last updated 13/10/2016