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World Health Organization (WHO) Surgical Checklist Reduces Medical Malpractice

The World Health Organization has recently adopted a resolution intended to reduce the number of instances of medical malpractice occurring during all types of surgery. This includes open procedures (laparotomies), as well as procedures using small incisions to allow the introduction of surgical instruments into the body (laparoscopies). The resolution calls for each surgical team…

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