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Errors in surgical care are often associated with human factors, interruptions, and staffing issues. This commentary describes a program to augment safety in ambulatory surgery centers, which includes asurgical checklist, change management, and teamwork.
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Bernhard B. The Orange County Register. April 19, 2006.
A surgical safety checklist to reduce morbidity and mortality in a global population.
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An electronic checklist improves transfer and retention of critical information at intraoperative handoff of care.
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