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Archive >  August, 2011 XII, No. 8

7 Tips to Turbocharge Your Surgical Safety Checklist

No matter where you are on your checklist journey, this advice from an aviation safety expert will help you reap the rewards of a well-designed checklist system.

Stephen Harden

It's one thing to hang a surgical safety checklist in your OR, quite another to put it to practical use. If your facility is like the many hospitals and surgical centers that have struggled to implement a pre-procedure safety checklist, here are 7 sure-fire tips I've used to help more than 100 organizations around the world create and successfully implement checklists.

 
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