The WHO checklist: a global tool to prevent errors in surgery

Panesar, Sukhmeet S.; Cleary, Kevin; Sheikh, Aziz; Donaldson, Liam
January 2009
Patient Safety in Surgery;2009, Vol. 3, p1
Academic Journal
In this article, we welcome the adoption of the WHO surgical checklist to prevent errors in surgical practice. We highlight the scale of the problem and discuss the adoption of this tool in the UK.


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