Crisis Check Lists for Surgical and In- Hospital Emergencies - Dr Paul Barach
Presentation - 2018 6th World SIVA Conference

Crisis Check Lists for Surgical and In- Hospital Emergencies

Use of Check Lists for Surgical Hospital Emergencies. Changes in healthcare culture have resulted in a number of initiatives designed to improve patient safety and quality of care.

Checklists have been used in aviation to standardize and increase the
reliability of systems.

One wonders whether such checklists would have been introduced much earlier in medicine if surgeons shared the fate of their patients, as pilots share that of their passengers.” – Adrian Boelen, retired pilot, Dorval, Canada

Crisis checklists for in-hospital emergencies: expert consensus, simulation testing and recommendations for a template determined by a multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary learning collaborative.

Dr Paul Barach