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Five steps to safer surgery film

Effective teamwork and communication lies at the heart of providing safe surgical care.

 

Through the reliable implementation of the five step approach to safer surgery (Briefing: three stages of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist and Debriefing) and by paying greater attention to crucial human factors in perioperative practice, significant improvements in outcomes for patients as well a better and more efficient working environment for staff can be realised.