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Does the WHO surgical safety checklist increase safety?
Does the WHO surgical safety checklist increase safety?
Document number : 167121
Created by: Elzerie de Jager, 2015-01-24
Last revised by: Elzerie de Jager, 2017-04-24
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

The effects of the implementation of the World Health Organisation surgical safety checklist on surgical outcomes in Australia

Abstract for the general public

This study will examine the effect that the implementation of the World Health Organisation Surgical Safety Checklist (WHO SSC) has had in Australia. The checklist was endorsed in Australia in 2009.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2014-09-09

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Yikhong Ho
School of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University
Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is or will be applied for

Outcome

Principal investigators assessment of implementation

checked Some implementation locally
checked Some implementation nation wide
checked Some implementation internationally


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Publications from this project

  1. de Jager E, McKenna C, Bartlett L, Gunnarsson R, Ho Y.
    Gothenburg, Sweden: International Improvement Science and Research Symposium at the 2016 International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare; 2016.
  2. de Jager EdJ, McKenna C, Gunnarsson R, Bartlett L, Ho Y.
    Brisbane, Australia: Royal Australian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Conference; 2016.
  3. de Jager E, McKenna C, Ho Y, Bartlett L, Gunnarsson R.
    Phuket, Thailand: The Second Phuket International Symposium in Colorectal Disease 2015; 2015.

Does the WHO surgical safety checklist increase safety?, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/167121