A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study on the Compliance of World Health Organization (WHO) Surgical Safety Checklist in Nepal Mediciti Hospital, Bhaisepati, Lalitpur

A Surgical Safety Checklist (SSCL) is a patient safety communication tool that is used by a team of operating room professionals (i.e. nurses, surgeons, anesthesiologists) to discuss important details about each surgical case. 

Objective: To assess the overall compliance rate of each steps of surgery through surgical safety checklist in Nepal Mediciti & to evaluate the quality of implementation of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist through percentage completion of surgical checklist in all three stages. i.e. Sign in, Time out and Sign out.

Author(s): Narendra Timalsina, Manish Deep Dhakal and Sujan Maharjan

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