Can the surgical checklist reduce the risk of wrong site surgery in orthopaedics? – can the checklist help? Supporting evidence from analysis of a national patient safety incident reporting system

Source:  Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2011, 6:18

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Date of publication:  April 2011

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Study aims to estimate how many incidents of wrong site orthopaedic surgery that have been reported to the NPSA could have been prevented by the WHO surgical checklist.

Length of publication:  22 pages

Some important notes:   Follow this link to find your local NHS library

Acknowledgement:  Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research

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