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A summary version of the Commission's video, outlining the use of the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist.
A video from the Commission outlining the use of the World Health Organization's surgical safety checklist.
This video from BBC Horizons demonstrates the human factors behind surgical errors, and how many of these can be avoided by using the World Health Organisation's surgical safety checklist.
This article from doctors in Vancouver, British Columbia, and published in Longwoods, discusses how improvements in culture, team work, and communication can reduce adverse events.
Brochure for patients to explain the various elements of the surgical safety checklist.
Report from Litmus on attitudes towards the Surgical Safety Checklist and its use in New Zealand operating theatres.
A cost benefit analysis of the WHO surgical safety checklist undertaken by Sapere Research Group for the Health Quality & Safety Commission.
Example of the surgical safety checklist from Taranaki District Health Board
Since the release of the Checklist in June 2008, thousands of hospitals have started using the Checklist in their operating theatres.
The information in the Speakers' Kit is issued by the WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives campaign for general dissemination.