General Surgery Miscellaneous

 Q1) Surgical Safety Checklist aimed at decreasing the incidence of ___________

a) operative complications

b) Site error

c) Anesthesia complications

d) infective complications

Ans A

The use of a perioperative surgical safety checklist in eight hospitals around the world was associated with a reduction in
perioperative mortality from 1.5% to 0.7% and major inpatient complications from 11.0% before, to 7.0% after, the
introduction of the checklist.

Bailey page 192)