Standardization of Surgical Procedures: Beyond Checklists?

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After introduction of the NATOPS standardization system the incidence of mishaps in the United States Navy decreased substantially. NATOPS includes standardized programs as the basis for development of an efficient and sound operational procedure. In order to improve patient safety and analogous to NATOPS we propose a standardization program for parts of surgical procedures
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Pages (from-to)E376-E377
JournalWorld Neurosurgery
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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