April 1, 2013

Team training, checklist equal better outcomes in pilot

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Team members simply introducing themselves to one another at the start of a case made a difference in the rate of infectious events in a pilot study. The rate was 1.9% when the introductions were documented and 21.1% when they were not. (The infectious event rate included surgical site infections, urinary tract infections, and pneumonia.)

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