Using the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist to Direct Perioperative Quality Improvement at a Surgical Hospital in Cambodia: The Importance of Objective Confirmation of Process Completion.
Department of Surgery, Section of Acute Care Surgery, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA. [email protected]
Department of Surgery, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, CMP 2, Room 2041, 736 Cambridge St, Brighton, MA, 02135, USA. [email protected]
World Mate Emergency Hospital, P.O. Box 339, National Road 5, Romcheck IV, Rattanaka, Battambang, Cambodia.
Department of Surgery, Section of Acute Care Surgery, Stanford University, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA.
- Published Article
World Journal of Surgery
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Staff complied with communication elements of the SSC and quickly adopted process improvements. The wording of our data collection tool affected interpretation of compliance with standards. Material resources are not the primary barrier to checklist implementation in this setting, and future work should focus on clarification of protocols and objective confirmation of tasks.
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