Systematic review of safety checklists for use by medical care teams in acute hospital settings - limited evidence of effectiveness

Henry Ko, Tari Turner, Monica A Finnigan

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Patient safety is a fundamental component of good quality health care. Checklists have been proposed as a method of improving patient safety. This systematic review, asked In acute hospital settings, would the use of safety checklists applied by medical care teams, compared to not using checklists, improve patient safety?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 9
Number of pages9
JournalBMC Health Services Research
Issue number211
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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