Checkmate in Crises?

Arriaga AF, Bader AM, Wong JM et al. Simulation-Based Trial of Surgical-Crisis Checklists. New England Journal of Medicine 2013; 368:246-253.

RHH Journal Club. May 30th, 2013. Dr John Whitaker

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Does the use of crisis checklists in simulated healthcare emergencies improve management?

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Why you should engage with checklists….

de Vries EN, Prins HA, Crolla RM et al. Effect of a comprehensive surgical safety system on patient outcomes. New England Journal of Medicine 2010; 363: 1928-1937.

RHH Journal Club. December 4th, 2012. Dr Surya Kasa

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Does implementation of comprehensive multidisciplinary check list with pre, intra & post op components improve outcome? 

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Simple interventions with great benefits – why we should “Match Michigan”

Pronovost P, Needham D, Berenholtz S et al. An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU. New England Journal of Medicine 2006; 355: 2725-2732.

RHH Journal Club. March 7th, 2012. Dr Reshma Bonsale

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Can a central venous catheter care bundle reduce catheter-associated infections?

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