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AHRQ Patient Safety Network: The problem with checklists.

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The problem with checklists.

Catchpole K, Russ S. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Jun 18; [Epub ahead of print].

Checklists, while popularly considered to address safety issues, can be difficult to use reliably. Spotlighting the complexities around designing and implementing checklists to augment health care safety, this commentary relates the differences between medical and aviation checklists to underscore the need to consider sociocultural elements to ensure the success of this safety intervention.

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