Patient Safety Tool: SURPASS Checklist for Safe Surgery

The SURPASS checklist, developed by researchers in the Netherlands to reduce complication and mortality rates, has made this tool available for use.

The SURPASS checklist (SURgical Patient Safety System) can be modified to each healthcare providers' individual needs. There are three downloads available for clinical care, emergency care and outpatient care. Researchers have also made available a demonstration video to guide implementation and use of the checklists.

Download the SURPASS checklist (PDF) for use in your facility.

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