Checklists for image-guided interventions

Poyan Rafei, Eric Walser, James E. Silberzweig, Boris Nikolic

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. Checklists are tools commonly used to help confrm that certain tasks of a process are completed. Within the health care industry, medical checklists are recognized as a means to improve patient safety. CONCLUSION. Recent application of checklists to image-guided interventions has shown positive outcomes; however, there are limited published studies. We review the literature regarding checklist use as a safety measure and focus on implementation of checklists for image-guided interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W53-W57
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume207
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

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Keywords

  • Checklist
  • Image-guided intervention
  • Interventional radiology
  • Patient safety
  • Quality improvement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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