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World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist: Compliance and Associated Surgical Outcomes in Uganda’s Referral Hospitals
Published: December 1, 2018
A pilot study on the World Health Organization (WHO) Surgical Safety Checklist (SSC) showed a reduction in both major complications and mortality of surgical patients. Compliance with this checklist varies around the world. We aimed to determine the extent of compliance with the WHO SSC and its association with surgical outcomes in 5 of Uganda’s referral hospitals.