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A ‘paperless’ wall-mounted surgical safety checklist with migrated leadership can improve compliance and team engagement
  1. Aaron Pin Chien Ong1,
  2. Daniel A Devcich1,
  3. Jacqueline Hannam1,
  4. Tracey Lee2,
  5. Alan F Merry1,2,
  6. Simon J Mitchell1,2
  1. 1Department of Anaesthesiology, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  2. 2Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
  1. Correspondence to Associate Professor Simon J Mitchell, Department of Anaesthesiology, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand; sj.mitchell{at}auckland.ac.nz

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  • Contributors SJM, TL and DAD were responsible for study design. AO was responsible for data collection and compilation. SJM provided clinical oversight of data collection. SJM, AFM and DAD provided general oversight of the study processes. JH conducted the statistical analyses. JH and SJM wrote the initial draft of the manuscript. All authors provided critical revision of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests AFM was the anaesthesia lead in the WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives initiative and is Chair of the Board of the Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand.

  • Ethics approval The University of Auckland Human Participants Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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  • Contributors SJM, TL and DAD were responsible for study design. AO was responsible for data collection and compilation. SJM provided clinical oversight of data collection. SJM, AFM and DAD provided general oversight of the study processes. JH conducted the statistical analyses. JH and SJM wrote the initial draft of the manuscript. All authors provided critical revision of the manuscript.

  • Competing interests AFM was the anaesthesia lead in the WHO Safe Surgery Saves Lives initiative and is Chair of the Board of the Health Quality and Safety Commission New Zealand.

  • Ethics approval The University of Auckland Human Participants Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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