National push under way for surgical safety checklist

June 2009
Same-Day Surgery;Jun2009, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p61
Academic Journal
The article reports on the surgical safety checklist by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the Surgical Care and Outcome Assessment Program (SCOAP) in the U.S.


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