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 Verified: 2018-07-15
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

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.

Tutor

Yikhong Ho
School of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University
Ronny Gunnarsson
FoU Centrum

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Health Care - Health care providers - Queensland Health - Townsville Hospital and Health Service - The Townsville Hospital - Surgery - Other
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Cairns, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Research & Innovation - Graduate Research School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Ticking all the boxes for surgical safety

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is given by a HREC

Date commenced

2017-02-14

Ticking all the boxes for surgical safety, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/212731