World Health Organization Issues a Checklist to Make Operations Safer

Posted on Dec 04, 2008
The New York Times reports that the World Health Organization has issued guidelines aimed at making operations safer.  The guidelines are a list of simple safety checks that the health organization said could halve the rate of surgical complications.  The guidelines are a list of simple safety checks that the health organization said could halve the rate of surgical complications. The guidelines seek to improve anesthetic safety practices, avoid infections and improve communication among members of surgical teams.

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Specializing in medical malpractice and serious personal injury cases since 1994.