Better Surgical Performance, Patient Satisfaction When Engaging With Safety Checklist

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Incorporating the use of a safety checklist, and engaging the patient in reviewing the checklist, may reduce adverse events while increasing surgical team performance and patient satisfaction, according to a pilot study that will be presented at the American Society of Anesthesiologists-Practice Management 2014 meeting.

Researchers observed the healthcare provider compliance rate to the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist.

Read the full article on Becker's Hospital Review.

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