Checklist Application and Mortality

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Recruitment Status : Withdrawn
First Posted : May 19, 2011
Last Update Posted : May 5, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Matthias Bock, Regional Hospital of Bolzano

May 16, 2011
May 19, 2011
May 5, 2015
June 2010
June 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change in over all mortality [ Time Frame: within 90 days ]
over all mortality [ Time Frame: within 90 days ]
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change in over all mortality [ Time Frame: within 30 days ]
over all mortality [ Time Frame: within 30 days ]
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Checklist Application and Mortality
Impact of the Surgical Checklist on 30-day and 90-day Mortality in Elective Non-cardiac Surgery
The study investigates the impact of the implementation of a surgical checklist on the mortality 30 days and 90 days after surgery. Patients scheduled for elective surgical procedures (excluding cardiac surgery) lasting at least 15 minutes are eligible. Surgery is performed in a single tertiary care center. The study is an open trial before and after intervention (implementation of the checklist "safe surgery saves lifes").
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Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Mortality
  • Outcome
Procedure: implementation surgical checklist
a checklist according to the suggestions raised by the WHO is implemented
  • No Intervention: before surgical checklist
  • Active Comparator: after implementation surgical checklist
    Intervention: Procedure: implementation surgical checklist
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June 2012
June 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • elective surgery in general or regional anesthesia lasting > 15 min

Exclusion Criteria:

  • urgent / emergent surgery
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Child, Adult, Older Adult
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Matthias Bock, Regional Hospital of Bolzano
Regional Hospital of Bolzano
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Principal Investigator: Matthias Bock, MD Central Hospital Bolzano, Italy
Regional Hospital of Bolzano
May 2015

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