Indian J Surg (December 2017) 79(6):580–581 DOI 10.1007/s12262-017-1665-4 LETTER TO EDITOR 1 1 1 Manu Kaushik & Gabriel Bakula & Vijay Mittal Received: 5 June 2017 /Accepted: 12 June 2017 /Published online: 19 June 2017 Association of Surgeons of India 2017 Dear Editor, daily surgical practice. These statements were in sync We are writing in response to the article BEffects of with the authors’ data of a significant reduction in the Implementation of W.H.O Surgical Safety Check List: intraoperative and post-operative surgical and anesthetic Our Institutional Analysis^ by Haridarshan et al. pub- complications with a fall in intraoperative mortality from 1.4to0.4%. lished in the April 2017 edition of the Indian Journal of Surgery . Since the introduction of the Surgical Different institutions react differently to such check- Checklists by W.H.O, its use has been mandated in lists and the response is highly subjective. However, operating rooms in over 4130 hospitals across 122 strict implementation of such protocols lead to a countries. It has led to an improvement in operative Hawthrone effect where individual display an improve- communication, minimization of distractions and inter- ment in performance secondary to the subjects knowl- ruptions in the operating room. This verbal confirmation edge
Indian Journal of Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 19, 2017
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera