Volume 11 Issue 15
Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 15-Jan-2009 
Next Update - 14:00 UC 08:00 EST 16-Jan-2009

Editor: Susan K. Boyer, RN
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WHO surgical safety checklist  

(15 January 2009: VIDYYA MEDICAL NEWS SERVICE) -- The checklist identifies three phases of an operation, each corresponding to a specific period in the normal flow of work. In each phase, the checklist helps teams confirm that the critical safety steps are completed before it proceeds with the operation.

Download a pdf of the Checklist: http://www.vidyya.com/12pdfs/SSSL_Checklist_finalJun08.pdf

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