FCPS, FRCS Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, NHS & Private
WHO Surgical Checklist in Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Does it help?
WHO Surgical Checklist in Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Does it help ? Background: World Health Organization developed and evaluated a three-stage surgical checklist in 2007 demonstrating that complications were significantly reduced, including surgical infection rates and even mortality. We reviewed our experience since Cardiac surgery checklist was introduced to our department in June 2010.