a 19-item surgical safety checklist
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 29;360(5):491-9 Controlled Trial (non-randomized)
IN surgery, major, non cardiac The Use of
a 19-item surgical safety checklist
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
not doing the checklist
To reduce death (1.5% before the checklist VS 0.8% afterward) and inpatient complications (11.0% before the checklist VS 7.0% afterward)