Ticking all the boxes for surgical safety
Ticking all the boxes for surgical safety
Document number : 212731
Created by: Elzerie de Jager, 2017-04-24
Last revised by: Elzerie de Jager, 2017-06-20
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

Ticking all the boxes for surgical safety

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

2017-02-14

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 given by a HREC

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http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/212731