I just read a great article about a surgical checklist that when followed, can reduce deaths and complications by more than one third. What a great idea this is, and it's so full of common sense. Here is the link to the main article:
and then the checklist itself can be viewed by clicking a link within the article, or right here:
As someone who has had surgery, I love it that this study was conducted and that surgical teams have been following the list with great success.
What are your thoughts on this list? Do you think anything else can be added to it for further safety?
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